A spaceship is traveling through deep space towards a space station and needs to make a course correction to go around a nebula. The captain orders the ship to travel 2.9 106 kilometers before turning 70° and traveling 1.1 106 kilometers before assuming the path towards the space station. If the captain had not...

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  1. Steve

    D = √[2.9² + 1.1²] - 2.6*1.1*cos110°] = 3.255E6 km
    Θ = arcsin[1.1*sin110°/3.255] = 18.51° from the initial direction.

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