# Physics

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why does an astronaut weigh less on the moon than on Earth?

is it because the gravitational field strength is less on the moon's surface than on Earth's surface

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or is it because he/she has less mass on the moon..?

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Because the gravity on earth is 6x times more then the gravity on the moon so like if i weighed 53 pounds on earth then i would weight 8.79 on the moon.

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