Unit 4 : Activity 4 : Gravity on the Fly : Circling the Earth : Types of Orbits : Unit Exam

Unit 4 : Gravity and Orbits

So far, you have seen how people figured out the arrangement of the solar system. You have also been told that Newton made sense of this with his theory of gravity. Now we can look at how Newton's theory allows us both to figure out the masses of the Sun and Planets and how to plan a trip to go there.