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Visit this site to read a blog about a flight aboard NASA's reduced gravity parabolic aircraft--the Vomit Comet.  The author joined high school teams that conducted experiments in freefall.  The blog provides many details about the preflight orientation and the flights themselves, and also provides links to more information about the project, the teams, and their experiments.
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Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Gravity
- Relative Motion
- Informal Education
- Middle School
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2006 American Physical Society
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Keywords: freefall, microgravity, weightlessness
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 20, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: May 09, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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(American Physical Society, College Park, 2006), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/einstein/wyp2005/projects/freefall/index.cfm).
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Reduced Gravity Experiments: Vomit Comet Blog, (American Physical Society, College Park, 2006), <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/einstein/wyp2005/projects/freefall/index.cfm>.
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Reduced Gravity Experiments: Vomit Comet Blog. (2006). Retrieved October 31, 2014, from American Physical Society: http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/einstein/wyp2005/projects/freefall/index.cfm
Chicago Format
American Physical Society. Reduced Gravity Experiments: Vomit Comet Blog. College Park: American Physical Society, 2006. http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/einstein/wyp2005/projects/freefall/index.cfm (accessed 31 October 2014).
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Reduced Gravity Experiments: Vomit Comet Blog. College Park: American Physical Society, 2006. 31 Oct. 2014 <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/einstein/wyp2005/projects/freefall/index.cfm>.
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