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Q & A: Is there inertia in space?

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Most recent answer: 08/14/2012
Q:
Ic you are barefoot and kick a football in space does it hurt?
- Katrina (age 47)
Warrington,pa usa
A:
Yes, the pain comes from the force between the football and your foot.So long as your foot is accelerating the football the same way in space as it would here, the force is the same. What happens to the football later is not relevant.

Mike W.

(published on 08/14/2012)

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