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This Astronomy Picture of the Day shows astronaut Bruce McCandless in orbit away from the Space Shuttle (he maneuvered with a rocket pack). Text provides links and further information.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Space Exploration
= Human Exploration
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Gravity
= Orbits
- Informal Education
- High School
- Reference Material
= Article
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image credit: STS-41B, NASA; image source; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from December 1, 2012 until December 16, 2012. View the feature here!


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Keywords: Rocket, free fall
Record Creator: Metadata instance created November 28, 2012 by Ed Lee
Record Updated: Nov 28, 2012 by Ed Lee
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December 23, 2007
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AIP Format
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2007), WWW Document, (http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap070916.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Astronomy Picture of the Day: To Fly Free in Space (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2007), <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap070916.html>.
APA Format
Astronomy Picture of the Day: To Fly Free in Space. (2007, December 23). Retrieved August 29, 2014, from NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap070916.html
Chicago Format
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. Astronomy Picture of the Day: To Fly Free in Space. Greenbelt: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, December 23, 2007. http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap070916.html (accessed 29 August 2014).
MLA Format
Astronomy Picture of the Day: To Fly Free in Space. Greenbelt: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, 2007. 23 Dec. 2007. 29 Aug. 2014 <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap070916.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Title = {Astronomy Picture of the Day: To Fly Free in Space}, Publisher = {NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {29 August 2014}, Month = {December 23, 2007}, Year = {2007} }
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