Matter & Interactions 2nd ed. Practice Problems
Aaron Titus | High Point University
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15b0001     Launch speed of rocket from Moon     15b0001
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Moon has a mass of and a radius of . Moon has no atmosphere, so there is no air resistance. Suppose that a manned lunar rocket on the surface of Moon must launch so that when it is very far from Moon, it has a speed of 1500 m/s. What is the required launch speed? (Treat the rocket as a particle with constant mass.)