Can the space station or space shuttle launch space probes?

Answer Yes It Can

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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 »

When was Space Shuttle Columbia made?

Construction began in 1975 after it was done it arrived at KSC March 25,1979. It was prepared for flight starting March 19,1981 when it started ground testing. It made it's first flight April 12,1981.

Where is the space shuttle launch pad?

The space shuttle that NASA puts up leaves from the Kennedy Space Center (next door to Cape Canaveral) in Florida. It is the only place with large enough facilities to assemble, transport and launc... Read More »

When will the last space shuttle launch be?

The last Space Shuttle launch was Space Shuttle Atlantis at 11:29 a.m. EDT, on July 8, 2011. For each individual Shuttle, it is as follows: Atlantis: July 8, 2011 Endeavor: May 16, 2011 Discove... Read More »