Why to astronauts appear weightless while they are filmed performing activities inside the orbiting space shuttle?

A. They are high enough above the earth’s surface that they have escaped the pull of earth’s gravity. B. The space shuttle has anti-gravity devices on it that allow the astronauts to float inside it. C. The astronauts are falling at the same rate as the space shuttle as it orbits around earth. D.... show more A. They are high enough above the earth’s surface that they have escaped the pull of earth’s gravity.

B. The space shuttle has anti-gravity devices on it that allow the astronauts to float inside it.


C. The astronauts are falling at the same rate as the space shuttle as it orbits around earth.


D. Orbiting objects do not experience any gravity.
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