Question

a test rocket is falling downward at a constant speed (however, it is acceleration in the horizontal direction). it is attached to a parachute with tension 980 N applied at an angle feta=64 degrees.

draw a force acting on the rocket.

where are the x and y components of the tension?

write the net force equations for the x and y directions including accleration.

what is the mass of the rocket?

what is the acceleration of the rocket in the x direction?

Step 1

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A rocket of mass m is falling downward at a constant speed. It is attached to a parachute with tension T applied at an angle θ=64^{0}.

Step 2

- The free body diagram of the rocket is given as:

Step 3

- The x and y component of Tension are given below.

The x-component of ...

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