Weight and Mass on Other Planets

A measure of how much material something contains. SI unit is the kilogram (kg).
The force of gravity acting on a body, equal to the mass of the body multiplied by the acceleration of gravity.
Gravity Values for Other Planets and the moon.     NASA - Planetary Fact Sheet external arrow
Object Earth Moon Mars Jupiter
Gravity (m/s/s) 9.8 1.6 3.7 23.1

Calculate the weight and mass of a 80kg (176 pounds) person on other planets and the moon:

  1. Earth
    1. Mass= 80kg
    2. Weight= gm = (9.8 m/s/s) 80kg = 784 N
  2. Moon
    1. Mass=
    2. Weight=
  3. Mars
    1. Mass=
    2. Weight=
  4. Jupiter
    1. Mass=
    2. Weight=