A rotating spacecraft uses centripetal force to produce artificial gravity. If i know the radius of the space station and how fast it spins at, what is the apparent value of g on the surface of the station?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I know how to calculate the centripetal acceleration: a=v^2/r

But I was thinking could it be just 9.8? or is it zero, because in space everything is weightless.

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