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How much would a 107 pound boy weigh on Pluto? How many gallons of gas/fuel does it take to get to the moon?


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The surface gravity of Pluto is about one-half that of the Earth, so a 107 pound kid would weigh about 53 pounds. The amount of fuel needed to reach the moon depends on the weight of the spacecraft, the trajectory used to get there from the Earth, and the type of fuel used. Just to give you an idea, it takes about a million gallons of liquid fuel to launch the space shuttle and that doesn't count the SRBs (Solid Rocket Boosters).

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