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# How long does it take the space shuttle to reach outer space from launch?

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It takes about 8 minutes from launch for the shuttle to reach space. How is that for speed? Once in space, the space shuttle and the International Space Station orbit the Earth about 16 times a day. They are actually traveling faster than a bullet! That fast rate of speed along with Earth's gravity keep them in orbit around our planet
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# How long would it take the space shuttle to reach Venus?

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# How long would it take the space shuttle to reach Saturn?

The space shuttle is not designed to leave low earth orbit; it cannot even make it to the moon within it design peramaters. Spacecraft in general can make it to Saturn withi

# How long would it take the space shuttle to reach Pluto?

At the Shuttle's maximum speed of about 30,000 km/hr, it would take more than 16 years to reach Pluto.   The "New Horizons" spacecraft was launched by NASA in 2006 and reac

# How long will it take to reach Uranus by a space shuttle?

from august 20, 1977 to January 24 1986   9 years

# How does a space shuttle launch into outer space?

  The space shuttle is launched into Outer Space by having it attached to the rocket that launches up as well as the space shuttle and gradually the rocket falls apart and

# How long does it take the space shuttle to reach space stations?

It takes the Shuttle about 2 days to reach the International Space Station.

# How long does it take for the Space Shuttle to reach LEO?

  Aproximately 8-9 minutes.

# How long does it take to reach the moon in a space shuttle?

it takes 3 days to reach the moon

# How long would it take for a space shuttle to reach saturn?

It could not, the shuttle cannot leave low earth orbit

# How long does it take the space shuttle to reach the moons orbit?

  The space shuttle was designed for low earth orbit (between 200-300 nautical miles) and could not reach the moon.

# How long will it take to reach the Andromeda galaxy by space shuttle?

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# How long would it take for a space shuttle to reach mercury?

A long time. Mercury is 48 million miles from earth, when the 2 planets are at there closest to each other. The shuttle travels about 2000 miles per hour. There fore the tr

# How long is a space shuttle launch?

A normal space shuttle launch is 8-1/2 minutes long. The Solid Rocket Boosters separate at 24 nautical miles (45 km) two minutes into the flight.

# How long does it take a space shuttle to reach earth from space?

From my knoledge only a few seconds - minutes because of the high velocity heading down on earth