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Publisher: Sonoma State University
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This webpage is an informal record of observations of the motion of a Foucault pendulum at the South Pole. Several photographs show the pendulum itself and steps in its construction,…
  
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This NASA page is an image set illustrating the 20g centrifuge at the Ames Research Center. The photographs include two of human subjects strapped in the place at one end of the…
  
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Learn the physics of planetary motion and spaceflight by exploring Newton's Laws and their applications. One section nicely illustrates the concepts with the problem of planning a…
  
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Publisher: Red Bull Media House GmbH
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This is the official website of the Red Bull Stratos Mission, Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic skydive from 39 km. The site contains sections on science, technology, and the project…
  
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Publisher: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
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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.
  
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Publisher: T. Henderson
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This Physics Classroom page explains how to conceptualize the motion of a satellite in orbit as the motion of a projectile. Several diagrams illustrate the ideas in the text; one…
  
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Publisher: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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This webpage describes and explains Kepler's Laws of Orbital Motion. It uses an animation to demonstrate Kepler's three Laws with brief explanations included. Users may select the…
  
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Try this activity from the Exploratorium for a simple technique for determining a center of mass. Sliding your hands underneath the object shows the location of its center of mass.…
  
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Try this site to learn about daily life in apparent weightlessness on a space station. It provides answers to all sorts of questions--about space food, space clothing, eathing and…
  
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If you're interested in the motion of planets in the solar system, try this Java applet for a demonstration of Kepler's Second Law. You'll see the time taken to sweep out equal areas…
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