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Posted by John on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 8:32pm.

Why doesn't the space station fall toward the earth, instead of remaining in space?

a) It is beyond the earth's gravitational pull.

B) The earth's gravity is balanced out by the attraction of the sun and other planets.

C) Centrifugal force keeps it up.

D) It does fall toward the earth.

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