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Teaching from Space: Centripetal Force

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Watch a NASA astronaut on board the International Space Station demonstrate centripetal force by swirling a tethered tool around a cord, rotating a bag ...

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Adapted from "Centripetal Force" by NASA Real World.

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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation

Contributor: WNET

Funder: NASA Contributor

Producer: WNET