Think about what happens to the rocket's mass from the perspective of planet X. (and remember F=ma)
Question: As the rocket passes planet X, it fires its engines, producing constant net force on the rocket. State Why, from the point of view on planet X, this constant force results in a decreasing acceleration of the rocket.
Think about what happens to the rocket's mass from the perspective of planet X. (and remember F=ma)
More speed = more mass (mass dilation, state the formula to prove that mass increases)
Edit: F = ma doesn't work as mass is not constant - thanks Integrand
Originally Posted by InteGrand
Last edited by pikachu975; 1 Mar 2017 at 9:58 PM.
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