Problem: A(n) 56.8 kg astronaut becomes separated from the shuttle, while on a space walk. She finds herself 54.2 m away from the shuttle and moving with zero speed relative to the shuttle. She has a(n) 0.676 kg camera in her hand and decides to get back to the shuttle by throwing the camera at a speed of 12 m/s in the direction away from the shuttle.How long will it take for her to reach the shuttle?A. 8.223 minB. 7.590 minC. 8.539 minD. 7.274 minE. 6.958 minF. 7.906 minG. 6.325 min H. 9.171 min

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A(n) 56.8 kg astronaut becomes separated from the shuttle, while on a space walk. She finds herself 54.2 m away from the shuttle and moving with zero speed relative to the shuttle. She has a(n) 0.676 kg camera in her hand and decides to get back to the shuttle by throwing the camera at a speed of 12 m/s in the direction away from the shuttle.

How long will it take for her to reach the shuttle?

A. 8.223 min

B. 7.590 min

C. 8.539 min

D. 7.274 min

E. 6.958 min

F. 7.906 min

G. 6.325 min 

H. 9.171 min

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