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Apparent Weightlessness Introduction

By Flipping Physics, 01/14/2018

Learn why astronauts in the International Space Station appear to have no weight.
Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

Content Times:
0:01 What is necessary for an object to be completely weightless?
2:34 Determining the acceleration due to gravity on the International Space Station
3:41 Why astronauts appear to be weightless
4:55 Why the International Space Station does not fall to the Earth
5:37 Objects in orbit experience apparent weightlessness
5:56 Other examples of apparent weightlessness

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