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Weightlessness

Weightlessness

A spacecraft on its path is in a constant state of free fall.

Physics

Keywords

weightlessness, gravitation, free fall, microgravity, cosmic speed, circular path, elliptical path, hyperbolic path, inertia, ellipse, hyperbola, space shuttle, spacecraft, linear motion, orbit, velocity, space research, inertial frame, mechanics, outer space, physics

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