Posted by **anonymous** on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 2:14pm.

How much would your weight decrease if you went into space 3x the earths radius?

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 3:25pm
Isn' the force of gravity proportional to distance squared?

I am uncertain what into space 3x radiusearth means? is that the altitude, or the distance from the center of the Earth?

If altitude, 1/3^2 is how much it decreases.

If distance from center of earth, 1/4^2

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