Free Fall on the Solar System Planets and the Moon

A freely falling object is subject only to the acceleration produced by the force of gravity. Near the surface of the Earth, the acceleration value is . On other solar system planets, this value is different; the time that an object needs to cover a certain distance is different compared to Earth.

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