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Why moon does not fall to Earth?

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The moon does not fall to earth because of its tangential velocity. The following video explains it well.

English: Diagram of orbital motion of a satell...

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  • Post Edited: Distance of closest approach https://t.co/PxVBv1aEkf
    about 4 days ago
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