The occupants of the space station appear to be weightless, they float. Determine the strength of Earth's gravitational field acting on astronaut's in the international space station.Earth's mass is 6.0 x 1024 kg and its radius is 6.4 x 106 m. The ISS is 350km above the surface of the earth.These videos are part of a unit of instruction created by NJCTL. Students and teachers can find additional free instruction on this topic at the site listed below. This includes the full unit presentation, homework with solutions, and assessments (teachers only).Uniform Gravitation Presentation - http://njctl.org/courses/science/algebra-based-physics/universal-gravitation/universal-gravitation-presentation-3/
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