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.
The maximum speed of a space shuttle is 7,743 miles per second. That is about 17,580 miles an hour.
The escape velocity of the earth's gravity is about 17,000 mph. But once in space, the speed of the shuttle is dependent on the height of its orbit. The further away, the slower it
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