The Martian lander “Land-o-matic” is designed...

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10/27/19, 9 : 32 PM Thinkwell | Exercise back 2 of 6 next The Martian lander “Land-o-matic” is designed to withstand a maximum impact velocity of 45 feet / sec. On one particular mission to Mars, the Land-o- matic is descending towards the Martian surface at a constant rate of 30 feet /sec when its engines abruptly fail. If the ship is 80 feet from the surface of the Mars at this instant, will it survive the impact when it hits the ground? Assume that Martian gravity gives the ship an acceleration of a ( t ) = 10 feet /sec . 2 30
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