How fast does the Space Shuttle travel?


The space shuttle can travel extremely fast. It must travel, at least, seventeen thousand five hundred miles an hour to even stay in orbit. The space shuttle has three main engines. You can find more information here: http://www. nasa. gov/centers/kennedy/about/information/shuttle_faq. html#14
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The space shuttle Challenger can travel up to 1,000 ft/s (305
It has to be going at least 17,500 miles per hour to overcome earth's gravity, so it's at least that much.
While in orbit the Shuttle's speed is 17,500 mph. When reentry occurs, the Shuttle is traveling at 16,700 mph. Source(s)….
Like any other object in low Earth orbit, a Shuttle must reach speeds of about 17,500 miles per hour.
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