SciencePhysicsQ&A LibraryA Federation starship ( 2.10×106 kg ) uses its tractor beam to pull a shuttlecraft ( 2.10×104 kg ) aboard from a distance of 18.0 km away. The tractor beam exerts a constant force of 4.0×104N on the shuttlecraft. Both spacecraft are initially at rest. How far does the starship move as it pulls the shuttlecraft aboard?

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A Federation starship ( 2.10×10^{6} kg ) uses its tractor beam to pull a shuttlecraft ( 2.10×10^{4} kg ) aboard from a distance of 18.0 km away. The tractor beam exerts a constant force of 4.0×104N on the shuttlecraft. Both spacecraft are initially at rest.

How far does the starship move as it pulls the shuttlecraft aboard?

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