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An astronaut with a mass of $65 \mathrm{~kg}$ is in a rotating space station with a radius of $150 \mathrm{~m}$. She stands on a scale, and the reading is $540 \mathrm{~N}$. (a) At what acceleration do objects fall when dropped near the floor of the space station? (b) Calculate the speed of rotation of the outer rim of the space station. (c) Calculate the period of rotation of the space station.

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1 of 11Here, we have an astronaut with a mass of 65 kilograms and she is in a rotating space station with a radius of 150 meters. She stands on a scale and the reading is 540 Newtons.

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