Falling in the direction of the earths surface in

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falling in the direction of the Earth’s surface in default of hitting it thanks to our tangential velocity. Essentially, we are moving so fast that our motion misses the earth, but gravity pulls
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Weightless in the Space Station us back, allowing us to stay put in orbital motion through centripetal movement. However, this does not help me move relative to the space station. I need an external force, or a force to act on me. NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg recently confirmed aboard the International Space Station that it does not require a lot of force to move in space[Mik13]. I need to push something in order to get an equal and opposite force that will propel me forward/towards my destination. One way is to push
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  • Spring '14
  • International Space Station

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