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What happens after the shace shuttle takes off?

After the space shuttle takes off, it goes into outer space. The astronauts in the space ship keep in contact with the people in case they need help, but are on their own for the most part.


Do all astrounuats die before returning to earth?

No. Only a few astronauts have died in the line of duty, and very few (and no Americans) have died in space. The most dangerous part of any space journey is the launch and the landing. Three American astronauts were killed in a fire in the capsule on the launch pad during testing before Apollo 1. Seven astronauts were killed when space shuttle Challenger was destroyed during launch, and seven astronauts were killed when the shuttle Columbia disintegrated over Texas during re-entry. At least a few astronauts were killed in aircraft accidents. We believe that the Russians lost a couple of astronauts in space, but this has never been admitted. Several Russian astronauts have died during re-entry or during the landing.


What is the main feature of the space shuttle that makes it more useful to NASA then other spacecraft missions?

The space shuttle is different from all other space crafts ever built because it is the only vehicle that NASA has to fly astronauts to orbit and back that can be used again. The space shuttle is almost 100 percent reusable. the only part that needs replacing is the large external tank. After every flight a new one needs to be made.


What part of a space shuttle does Canada make?

The arm.


What part of the space shuttle cannot be reused?

Its simple....FUEL

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In 1981 what candy was chosen by the first space shuttle astronauts for part of their space menu?

skittles


What happens after the shace shuttle takes off?

After the space shuttle takes off, it goes into outer space. The astronauts in the space ship keep in contact with the people in case they need help, but are on their own for the most part.


Why are switches in a space shuttle cockpit so big?

During the launch and re-entry of the Space Shuttle, the Astronauts must wear the large bulky gloves that are part of their space suits. The controls and switches are made larger so that they are easier to use while wearing those golves.


What is a chioken?

A part on the Space shuttle


Do all astrounuats die before returning to earth?

No. Only a few astronauts have died in the line of duty, and very few (and no Americans) have died in space. The most dangerous part of any space journey is the launch and the landing. Three American astronauts were killed in a fire in the capsule on the launch pad during testing before Apollo 1. Seven astronauts were killed when space shuttle Challenger was destroyed during launch, and seven astronauts were killed when the shuttle Columbia disintegrated over Texas during re-entry. At least a few astronauts were killed in aircraft accidents. We believe that the Russians lost a couple of astronauts in space, but this has never been admitted. Several Russian astronauts have died during re-entry or during the landing.


Which part of the space craft came back to earth?

The space shuttle.


What is the main feature of the space shuttle that makes it more useful to NASA then other spacecraft missions?

The space shuttle is different from all other space crafts ever built because it is the only vehicle that NASA has to fly astronauts to orbit and back that can be used again. The space shuttle is almost 100 percent reusable. the only part that needs replacing is the large external tank. After every flight a new one needs to be made.


What part of the space shuttle was made in Canada?

the arm


What part of a space shuttle does Canada make?

The arm.


Which part of the space shuttle orbits the earth?

The orbiter.


Why do astraunauts cannot burn in the atmosphere?

Astronauts in space don't burn up in the atmosphere because they are not IN the atmosphere. Spacecraft are above the atmosphere. However, the most dangerous part of a space flight is getting THROUGH the atmosphere, on the way up or on the way down. The space shuttle Columbia was destroyed, killing seven astronauts, when the shuttle broke up during re-entry. The Soviet Union classifies spacecraft accidents, but we know of at least a couple when the cosmonauts did not survive the return trip.


What is the most difficult part of getting a shuttle into space?

If we were to ask NASA what is the most difficult part of getting a shuttle into space, I believe the answer would be, getting the appropriation through Congress.