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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The moon orbits the Earth due to gravitational attractions. 00:37

  2. The ISS orbits about 400 kilometers above Earth. 01:43

  3. The high sideways velocity of astronauts orbiting the Earth causes them to "float" in a constant state of free fall. 02:38

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