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The sensation of weightlessness in a spacecraft in an orbit is due to the 

 

  • AAbsence of gravity outside  
  • BAcceleration in the orbit which is equal to the acceleration due to gravity outside 
  • CPresence of gravity outside but not inside the spacecraft 
  • DFact that spacecraft in the orbit has no energy. 
Correct Answer : (B)

Acceleration in the orbit which is equal to the acceleration due to gravity outside

 

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The sensation of weightlessness in a spacecraft in an orbit is due to the acceleration in the orbit which is equal to the acceleration due to gravity outside.

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