The MASSIVE difference between orbit and sub-orbit
Everyday Astronaut Everyday Astronaut
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 Published On Jul 22, 2023

Today we’re going to dive into the differences between space and orbit, dive into orbital velocity and the Karman line, some rundowns on orbital mechanics and things like apogee and perigee, how, when and why exactly astronauts experience zero g.

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00:00 - Intro
02:05 - Space vs Orbit
02:55 - Zero G and Weightlessness
05:15 - Is there gravity in space?
07:28 - Where does space begin?
08:45 - Kármán line
11:05 - Apogee and Perigee
13:55 - Orbit vs Sub-Orbit


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19:15 - Summary and final thoughts

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