The USS Enterprise approaches the planet Seti Alpha 5 at a speed of 0.800c. Captain Kirk observes an airplane runway on the planet to be 2.00 km long. The air controller on the planet says that the runway on the planet is how long?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:56 pm ad1c9bdddf
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