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Gravity decreases with distance. Which statement is also true? Orbital speed increases with distance. Orbital speed decreases with distance. Orbital speed remains constant with distance. Orbital speed varies based on the functions of friction.

Chelsea Hayes

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Cynthia Baker on February 26, 2018

The Orbital speed decreases with distance. That is one of the reasons why the Moon takes longer to orbit the Earth than the International Space Station. The other reason is that the Moon has more to go, since its orbit is greater.

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