Gravity simulation | Article about gravity simulation by The Free Dictionary
gravity simulation[′grav·əd·ē ‚sim·yə‚lā·shən]
The spinning of part or all of a space vehicle so that the centripetal force on bodies within the vehicle near the outer periphery mimics the force of gravity on objects at the earth's surface.
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