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Problem 21CQ

Professional Application During a visit to the International Space Station, an astronaut was positioned motionless in the center of the station, out of reach of any solid object on which he could exert a force. Suggest a method by which he could move himself away from this position, and explain the physics involved.

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Step-by-step solution In this problem suggest a method for the given condition mentioned above: Step 1 of 2 The expression to find the acceleration of astronaut is, Here is exhaust velocity, is mass, is change in mass per second and is gravitational acceleration. Hence

Step 2 of 2

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Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
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