A spacecraft on its path is in a constant state of free fall.
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The animation shows the two-seater Lunar Rover used in the Apollo 15 mission
The Hubble Space Telescope orbits outside the distorting influence of Earth´s atmosphere.
The International Space Station is a habitable satellite built with the cooperation of 16 countries.
The three important laws describing planetary motion were formulated by Johannes Kepler.
The Kepler space telescope was launched by NASA to discover Earth-like planets orbiting other stars
Space probes and Mars rovers examine the structure of Mars and possible traces of life.
This animation demonstrates Sir Isaac Newton's three laws of motion that laid the foundation for classical mechanics.
A demonstration of nearby planets, stars and galaxies.
The inner planets of the Solar System are terrestrial planets while the outer planets are gas giants.
Satellites orbiting the Earth can be used for civilian or military purposes.
An interesting logical exercise: you have many weights that look the same, you have to find the only one that is different.
The Space Shuttle was a manned, reusable spacecraft operated by NASA.
The orbits of the 8 planets in our Solar System are elliptical.
Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space on 12 April 1961.
The animation shows the way forces act on wheeled vehicles and vehicles with runners.
Neil Armstrong, one of the crew members of Apollo 11 was the first man to set foot on the Moon.
A force can be measured by measuring the twisting of the torsion wire in a torsion balance.
This animation introduces the studies of astronomers and physicists whose works fundamentally changed our view of the universe.