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Lesson 7: Gravity: Bending Space-Time (Space Systems Exploration)
Vocabulary for Smithsonian STC-MS Space Systems Exploration Unit
Terms in this set (11)
A relationship between cause and effect.
The relationship between things that happen or change together.
The force of attraction between two bodies that have mass, even though the bodies may not be touching.
The measure of the amount of matter in a body, usually measured in kilograms or grams.
A type of spacecraft developed to revolve around its target collecting data and images with no intention of landing.
A straight line segment from the center of a circle or sphere to an edge.
A theory developed by Albert Einstein which says that the way anything except light moves through time and space depends on the position and movement of an observer.
A type of technology used to gather data and other information from space and send it back to Earth.
A mathematical model that combines 3-D space and 1-D time into a 4-D continuous entity.
The gravitational field strength at the surface of a planetary body.
The measure of the force of gravity on an object, usually measured in Newtons.
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