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      the condition of being weightless, or of the near absence of gravity


Astronauts experience microgravity when they orbit around Earth.

Coming down from a jump on a trampoline gives you a small feeling of what it is like to be in microgravity.


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Three educator astronauts in blue flight suits floating in an airplane
Three astronauts train in microgravity while flying in a special NASA airplane.
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