An orbiting satellite has a mass of 3400 kg and is traveling at a constant velocity of V 0 .
An orbiting satellite has a mass of 3400 kg and is traveling at a constant velocity of V0. To alter its orbit, an attached rocket discharges 100 kg of gases from the reaction of solid fuel at a speed of 3000 m/s relative to the satellite in a direction opposite V0. The fuel discharge rate is constant for 3s. Determine
(a) The thrust exerted on the satellite,
(b) The acceleration of the satellite during this 3-s period,
(c) The change of velocity of the satellite during this time period.
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