Gabby R.

asked • 10/01/17

The acceleration due to gravity

One method of creating artificial gravity in space is to make a circular space station that spins and creates a centripetal force that points towards the center of the space station
to simulate the normal force that astronauts would feel on Earth. If an engineer created
a space station with a radius of 30 kilometers, how fast would the space station have to
spin in order to simulate the acceleration due to gravity on Earth?

1 Expert Answer


Arturo O. answered • 10/01/17

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