Physics: Momentum and Motion

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An astronaut in her space suit has a total mass of m1 = 89.0 kg, including suit and oxygen tank. Her tether line loses its attachment to her spacecraft while she's on a spacewalk. Initially at rest with respect to her spacecraft, she throws her oxygen tank of mass, m2 = 12.0 kg away from her spacecraft with a speed v = 9.00 m/s to propel herself back toward it .


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