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4 Aug 2014 17:33

People first walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. When Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong stepped out onto the surface of the moon that day, they not only made world history — they lost weight.
How is this possible?
Friends please share your ideas na

4 Aug 2014 17:34

Gravity is a natural force that attracts objects to each other.
On Earth, gravity is the constant force pulling us toward Earth and preventing us from flying off into space like a balloon. When you step on ascale, it shows your weight as a number. This number is actually a measurement of the gravitational pull Earth has on you.

4 Aug 2014 17:53
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4 Aug 2014 17:59

Small celestial bodies have weaker gravitational pulls than Earth. Larger planets, such as Jupiter and Saturn, have stronger gravitational pulls, which means you’d weigh more if you visited those planets. Since the moon is smaller than Earth, it has a weaker gravitational pull. In fact, the moon only has 1/6 the gravitythat Earth does. This means you weigh six times less on the moon than you do on Earth!
When the astronauts landed on the moon in 1969, they wore space suits and carried heavy packs of equipment. Since gravity is much weaker on the moon, everything weighed only 1/6 of its Earth-weight, and the astronauts were able to move around the moon very easily.

4 Aug 2014 18:52

4 Aug 2014 18:54
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4 Aug 2014 19:06

My moon are noshin. So weight only 49 kg

4 Aug 2014 19:08
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4 Aug 2014 19:12

Weightless

4 Aug 2014 19:26

4 Aug 2014 22:26

76kg b/c mass can't cange in moon.

4 Aug 2014 23:00

That is caused by gravity,the gravitational force on earth is high while on Moon is low.....this is directly proportional to the weight..and vice versa.i.e weight=force of gravity(10mls^2 or 9.8mls^2)...i.e the higher the force of gravity the higher the weight and the higher the force reacting on the earth surface and vice versa..So that is applicable to that of Earth and Moon

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5 Aug 2014 02:35

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Quote by Amit786
People first walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. When Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong stepped out onto the surface of the moon that day, they not only made world history — they lost weight.How is this possible?Friends please share your ideas na
my birthday is July 12 the people walk in moon on July 20 wooow, lucky month , hehe

my birthday is 0n July 4 l0l

5 Aug 2014 04:15
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13 Aug 2014 17:17

Your weight on the moon is a function of the moon's gravity. First, we know that gravity is a force that attracts all physical objects towards each other (but why this happens is largely unknown!). Second, the greater the mass of an object, the stronger the force of gravity.
The moon is 1/4 the size of Earth, so the moon's gravity is much less than the earth's gravity, 83.3% (or 5/6) less to be exact. Finally, "weight" is a measure of the gravitational pull between two objects. So of course you would weigh much less on the moon. Imagine how far you could jump on the moon! The Apollo astronauts apparently had fun

13 Aug 2014 17:44
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13 Aug 2014 17:54

i memorized this one..your weight on the moon is approximately
1/6 of your normal
weight..