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Weight
 

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      the measure of the pull of gravity on an object

 



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NASA astronauts do not feel the effect of gravity in space. So, while in space, they feel weightless or like they have no weight.





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Cartoon airplane flying in a cloudy sky with red arrows pointing down with the word WEIGHT on each of them
Just like a person's body, an airplane's weight is pulled downward toward Earth.
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Page Last Updated: July 17th, 2014
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