A satellite is kept moving in its orbit around the Earth due to its:

A) Centrifugal Force
B) Centripetal Force
C) Gravitational Force
D) None of the Above

Gravity is a force of attraction between masses. It provides the centripetal force needed to keep a satellite in orbit around a planet, or a planet in orbit around a star such as the Sun. The motion of the moon around the earth is due to the centripetal force.

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