Why does the Moon have less gravity than Earth?

Gravity is a force that pulls objects toward each other. Just because an object is big does not mean that it will have lots of gravity.

The Moon has less gravity because it is smaller than the Earth. Astronauts liked walking on the Moon. They were able to take giant steps because they didn’t weigh as much there. If you were on the Moon you would weigh less than what you do here on the Earth.

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