"A 122 kg astronaut (including space suit) acquires a speed of 2.50 m/s by pushing off with his legs from a 1900 kg space capsule. What is the change in speed of the capsule?"© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com February 24, 2021, 2:15 pm ad1c9bdddf
We have by conservation of linear momentum,
<br>initial momentum = final momentum of the system
<br>Both the capsule and the ...