Could NASA be deceiving the public to keep their jobs considering they most likely realise that the distances are too great and that earth resources too few for any long distance space travel?

Answer Extremely doubtful. NASA is as aware as anyone else that thanks to Nixon, we haven't really had a real manned space program since 1972. Everything since then has been pogo-stick flights... take off... Read More »

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How does NASA sends photos from outer space to Earth and how long do photos from Jupiter take to reach Earth?

The simple answer is, over a radio transmission containing the picture information and between 35 and 52 minutes depending on how far away we are from Jupiter at the time.NASA has employed many dif... Read More »

The distance to mars is 7.5 x 1010 meters how long does it take for a radio signal from mars pathfinder to be received by nasa on earth?

light travels at approximately 300,000,000 m/s, so to pass 7.5*1010 meters it would take: 7.5*1010/300,000,000=250 seconds = 4.167 minutes P.S. Mars is not that close, in real life the signal ta... Read More »

At what distance does the Earth's atmosphere end&space begin?

Most of the Earth's atmosphere is concentrated close to the Earth, and only extends about 20 miles from the Earth's surface, depending on where you're measuring from. However, as the layers thin, ... Read More »

Farthest space travel by NASA?

Budget Cuts, and a need to make it safer. They don't want another Apollo 13.