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Why moon does not fall to Earth?

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...

The initiative http://lunarscience.nasa.gov/ask-a-scientist/ by NASA will answer all your doubts on moon.

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