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Why is there no gravity on the moon?

Why is there no gravity on the moon?
Alex H from Cheshire (age 5-14)

How much gravity is on the moon?
Carlie Hedley from Tyne and Wear (Age: 5-14 )

Why is there no gravity in space?
Jessica Amy Hodson from Kent (Age 5-14)

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One Response

  1. There is gravity of the Moon, it just isn’t as strong as on the Earth. The strength of gravity depends on how big your moon or planet is. As the Moon is much smaller than the Earth the gravity is six times less on the Moon compared to the Earth, that is why astronauts could hop and jump around the Moon more easily.

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