OpenStudy (anonymous):

An astronaut floats inside an orbiting space station. Which of the following are true? A. No forces act on the astronaut. B. The astronaut has no mass. C. The astronaut experiences no gravitational force from the planet

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

None of them are true.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

how do you know

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

C is false, there for A is false. B is right out.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Ya B can't be it because everything has mass.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

If the planet didn't pull on the astronaut, he wouldn't orbit. He'd fly away.

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Thus C and A can't be true. He has to have mass to even experience force, so B can't be true.

5 years ago
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