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A newly established colony on the Moon launches a capsule vertically with an initial speed of 1.453 km/s. Ignoring the rotation of the Moon, what is the maximum height reached by the cap

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g on the moon is 1.62 m/s^2

v^2 = 2gh ... h = v^2 / (2 g)

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