In October 1998 NASA launched a space probe called Deep Space to test a new engine a

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In October 1998 NASA launched a space probe called Deep Space to test a new

  engine and explore regions beyond our solar system.  The probe had a mass of

  4.74 x 102 kg and a constant thrust of 5.6 x 103 N.  Assuming the probe started

  from rest, once released from the booster rocket, (a) how many days before it

  reached a speed of 18000 mph?  (b) How many miles did the probe travel in the time

  from part (a)? (c) How many astronomical units (AU) is the distance in part (b) if

  1 AU = 9.3 x 107 miles?


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