Question

You are part of a mission to Mars and have been assigned the task of designing balloons for the purpose of carrying scientific instruments over the surface of the planet. You have been told that the density of the atmosphere at the surface is 0.0154 kg m3 . You have with you a tough plastic that has a mass of 5.0 grams per square meter. You plan to use the plastic to construct the balloons and inflate them with hydrogen gas. What would be the radius of a balloon that could hover over the surface