Professor John Goree & Lou Datilio. Gravity Weight Falling in Space: Microgravity (Weightlessness). Q. What keeps you from floating out of your chair, when you are seated?. A. Gravity. Q. Why does everything dropped (here, the apples) fall downward?. A. Gravity.
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All things attract one another
Pictures taken (at regular intervals) of a ball falling
All objects fall at the same speed (without air resistance)
Throwing a ball at different speeds
Throwing it hard enough might make it go into orbit around the earth
(Fowler’s Physics Applets)
weight on a bathroom scale
Weight and Weightlessness inside an elevator
They are alike, because both are falling
astronauts inside their spacecraft
1998 - 2006
Video Astronauts in Space Shuttle
Video: basketball in space
at the Univ. of Iowa Physics Dept.
(Russian Service Module)
ISS - assembly 1R
July 25, 2000