Is a voyager space craft faster than a space shuttle?

Answer Yes, both Voyager spacecraft travel much faster than the space shuttle. The space shuttle only needs to travel about 5 miles per second to achieve Low-Earth-Orbit. Voyager 1 travels at over 10 mile... Read More »

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Can the space station or space shuttle launch space probes?

Is a space shuttle faster than a conventional rocket?

That' depends on the mission. A rocket and a space shuttle have to be in orbit and so have to fly at 8 km/s. But in certain cases, the rocket has to leave the earth (apollo, planet probe...), and t... Read More »

Why is nasa moving back to space rocket instead of space shuttle?

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

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 »