(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

We assume an asteroid with density similar to earth. An astronaut performs a spot jump of 1 meter. Which is the maximum radius of the asteroid in order to escape the astronaut from the asteroid?

2. Relevant equations

Vesc=√2GM/R=R√8ΠGρ/3

3. The attempt at a solution

Vesc,earth/Vesc,ast=Rearth/Rast→ Rast=Rearth Vesc,ast/Vesc,earth

So the values of Rearth and Vesc,earth are known i need one more equation in order to calculate Vesc,ast which will be the minimum velocity that is necessary to reach 1 meter above the ground. So i am stuck!!!

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Escape velocity from asteroid

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