Questions tagged [gravity]

2013 Movie - Drama/SciFi/Thriller - Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Disaster strikes during a space-walk to install a new component on the Hubble Space telescope leaving the astronauts in a life or death race to get back to earth safely.

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What causes the tension in the strap between Dr. Ryan and Matt?

In the scene where Dr. Ryan Stone's (Sandra Bullock) leg is entangled in Soyuz's parachute cords and she is tethered with Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) through a strap, there is tension in the strap, ...
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Why would the satellite debris have followed the Tiangong out of orbit?

The antagonist of the film Gravity is a wave of shrapnel which circles the earth every 90 minutes. The result of a "controlled destruction" of a defunct Russian Satellite (what is this, the cold war?!)...