How high can you jump on the Moon?

The gravitational field of the Moon at its surface only

162.2 cm/sec/sec
-----------------  = 0.16
983  cm /sec/sec
or about 1/6th of what we feel on the surface of Earth in terms of the acceleration of gravity, so this means that for the same energy expended, you should be able to jump about 6 times higher. I can jump about 20 inches, so that means on the Moon I could jump 6 x 20 = 120 inches or 10 feet straight up!


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