The U.S. Space Shuttles flew at a variety of altitudes depending on their individual missions, mostly between 190 to 330 nautical miles above the Earth. The highest mission flown b...
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system
operated by .... As a result, the orbiter had a relatively high sink rate at low
altitudes, and it .... by the solid ro...
Apr 18, 2012 ... But many of my friends and I are celebrating yesterday's piggy-backed final flight
of the Space Shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian National Air ...
Jun 30, 2011 ... NASA's space shuttle fleet will retire after one final mission on Atlantis, launching
July 8. ... Columbia, the first space shuttle to fly, weighed the most because NASA
was still searching ... How Long Does It Take to Get to Mars?
May 28, 2008 ... Best Answer: Wikipedia has the answer: the shuttle was designed to operate at
altitudes between 185 km (115 miles) and 960 km (596.5 miles) ...
Q. How much does it cost to launch a Space Shuttle? ... Q. Can the Space Shuttle
fly to the Moon? ... Q. How many launches did Space Shuttle Columbia fly?
Mar 24, 2014 ... I was watching space shuttle launch recently, and at 2:53 you can see the space
shuttle from an angle, even though it's high above the earth ...
"During EarthKAM flights the Shuttle flies at an altitude between 200 and 240
miles ... orbit 300 nautical miles high, to the manned, reusable fleet of space
shuttles, ... fuel and its oxidizer and that does not depend on the atmosphere for
The space shuttle is outside the atmosphere, though, so it is much more exposed
to debris (which may be traveling at very high speeds). ... Not only does the
Space Shuttle fly with the windows pointed towards the Earth (upside down)... but
The space shuttle was simply not designed to ever go further than 960 km away
... So you could only fly around the moon and come back (which is a little bit
boring) ... of high energy electrons and protons which would love to destroy your
shuttle and the crew inside. ... Does the Orion Space Shuttle mean anything to