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

Answer Answer 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 tim... Read More »

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How long would a NASA shuttle take to reach Neptune?

24 men have orbited or flown past the moon. 12 men have landed on the surface of the moon. Three men have flown to the moon twice. Apollo 8, December 1968 (Lunar orbit) Frank Borman James Lovell... Read More »

How long does it take for a rocket to reach space?

All depends on the rocket. The Soyuz, for example, takes about 4-5 min, where as the Shuttle takes about 8. A sounding rocket like Atea 1 would take around 3 minuets.

How long does it take the space shuttle to leave earth's atmosphere?

NASA indicates that the space shuttle reaches and maintains a speed of approximately 17,500 miles per hour in about 8.5 minutes. The shuttle needs to travel approximately 26,000 miles to clear eart... Read More »

How long would it take for light from the sun to travel to Pluto?

Light from the sun reaches Pluto in approximately 5.3 hours. In comparison, light from the sun reaches earth in approximately eight minutes. So it takes approximately 40 times longer for sunlight t... Read More »