GCSE Physics

Weight Questions

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1. The surface gravity of Mars is 3.7 N/kg. On Earth it is 9.8 N/kg. Beagle 2, the unsuccessful British space probe, had a mass of 30 kg.
Beagle 2 descent

Calculate the weight of Beagle 2:

  1. on the Earth before launch.
  2. on the surface of Mars.

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