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Liftoff To Learning: Newton In Space

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This video introduces students to Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion and demonstrates how they apply to space flight. Using the microgravity environment of Earth orbit, Space Shuttle astronauts from STS-39 conduct simple force and motion demonstrations in…


Liftoff to Learning: Space Basics

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Astronauts from STS-41 try to answer four basic questions about spaceflight: How do spacecraft travel into space? How do spacecraft remain in orbit? Why do astronauts float in space? How do spacecraft return to Earth? This Liftoff to Learning program i…