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It takes 90 min to go around the earth in space.

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Can space shuttle circle the runway before landing?

No. The shuttle returns to earth by gliding, so they only have one shot at a landing.


What was the name of the first space shuttle to ever go into outer space?

The Columbia it was launched by NASA on April 12, 1981. It became the first shuttle to orbit (circle around) Earth.


What was the last space shuttle to orbit earth?

Space Shuttle Atlantis.


Can you see the shuttle in space?

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When did the first space shuttle go into space?

On April 12, 1981 the space shuttle Columbia was the first shuttle to orbit the Earth.


How does a space shuttle get to space and back to earth?

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Can the space shuttle travel to the moon?

No. The space shuttle can only reach low Earth orbit.


How do space shuttles get payload back to earth?

When the space shuttle goes through the atmosphere, the space shuttle can then by itself land safely because no fuel will be needed. You can use the atmosphere of the earth to slow the space shuttle down allowing it land safely with the payload. The payload will still be on the space shuttle because it won't be removed, only the equipment will be removed from the space shuttle. The shuttle has to do no work whatsoever when bringing it back to earth because it won't be needing fuel when landing on earth.


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The space shuttle travels in low earth orbit (LEO), from 120 to 380 miles in space.


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Is a space station the same as a space shuttle?

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