This video, part of a new series of ESA teaching resources called ‘Teach with space’, shows an experiment performed by ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti on the International Space Station demonstrating the concept of a barycentre, or centre of mass, freefall and how objects in orbit around each other move.
Barycentric balls – classroom demonstration video, VP07a
Futura: Mission wrap-up
Samantha’s haircut at Terry’s space salon
Where do astronauts sleep?
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