Problem: When it is 146 m above the ground, a rocket traveling vertically upward at a constant 8.30 m/s relative to the ground launches a secondary rocket at a speed of 12.1 m/s at an angle of 53.0 above the horizontal, both quantities being measured by an astronaut sitting in the rocket. Air resistance is too small to worry about.Just as the secondary rocket is launched, what are the horizontal and vertical components of its velocity relative to the astronaut sitting in the rocket?Find the initial speed of the secondary rocket as measured by Mission Control.What maximum height above the ground does the secondary rocket reach?Just as the secondary rocket is launched, what are the horizontal and vertical components of its velocity relative to Mission Control on the ground?Find the launch angle of the secondary rocket as measured by Mission Control.

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When it is 146 m above the ground, a rocket traveling vertically upward at a constant 8.30 m/s relative to the ground launches a secondary rocket at a speed of 12.1 m/s at an angle of 53.0 above the horizontal, both quantities being measured by an astronaut sitting in the rocket. Air resistance is too small to worry about.

Just as the secondary rocket is launched, what are the horizontal and vertical components of its velocity relative to the astronaut sitting in the rocket?

Find the initial speed of the secondary rocket as measured by Mission Control.

What maximum height above the ground does the secondary rocket reach?

Just as the secondary rocket is launched, what are the horizontal and vertical components of its velocity relative to Mission Control on the ground?

Find the launch angle of the secondary rocket as measured by Mission Control.

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