How Much Does a Space Shuttle Cost?

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To build a space shuttle costs $1.7 billion. On top of that it costs $450 million or so per mission to launch the shuttle into space using 900,000 gallons of fuel.
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It uses 610 tons of liquid oxygen and 100 tons of liquid hydrogen, which at market prices cost in total about US$ 200,000. The solid fuel boosters use a fuel for which there is no
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At its fastest, the space shuttle goes about 17,500 miles per hour, it has to fly at these speeds to stay in orbit. Of course it doesn't constantly fly that fast, and its speed at
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Well a definite answer to that question is difficult because everyone's expenses is different. Some people can manage to get by on a 35K a year salary and some people can struggle
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