History of the United States
How big are the space shuttles?
It is 149.6 feet tall and 28.5 feet wide and is capable of
carrying 25 tons of cargo to Low Earth Orbit.
About half the size of a Boeing-747. See the link for full
Asked in Space Shuttle
Space stations and space shuttles are what kinds of space crafts?
Asked in Atmospheric Sciences
What layer of the atmosphere do space shuttles fly in?
Asked in History of Science
The difference between a Rockets and Space Shuttles?
rockets are very tall and shuttles are usually half the size of rockets. And shuttles have 2 solid rocket boosters (the big white engines on the sides) but normal rockets have about 8 small solid rocket boosters. And a shuttle has a big external fuel tank in the middle of the shuttle. And normal rockets have 1 big engine but space shuttles have 3 small engines.