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NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough discusses centripetal force and its connection to keeping the International Space Station safely orbiting Earth. Watch JAXA astronaut Aki Hoshide demonstrate centripetal force in the weightless-simulated environment aboard the space station and find out what happens to a revolving object when the centripetal force is lost.

Publish Date
Run Time 00:03:16
Topic Humans In Space
Series STEMonstrations
Episode Episode 19
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G