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Explainer: What is microgravity?

It's easy to assume that astronauts float in space because they are far away from the Earth's gravitational force. But look at the moon. It is much further away than the International Space Station, yet it orbits around the ...

dateApr 27, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Mission Discovery experiments

Science experiments designed by pupils from the Mission Discovery Programme held at King's College London in 2013 and 2014 have been launched into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, on a journey to the ...

dateApr 25, 2016 in Space Exploration
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