Some Interesting Facts about Space Shuttle

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Interesting Facts About the Space Shuttle

  1. Space Shuttle is also known as a space ship.
  2. Space Ship is used to specially launch the satellites. It is also used for rocket launching system.
  3. Sometimes it is also called a space transportation system due to its reusable ability.
  4. A space ship is discovered and developed by a well-known space research organization NASA.
  5. The space ship is considered as first reusable part of Space Technology.
  6. All space shuttles are launched from one place Kennedy Space Center located in Florida.
  7. The It  weighted 178,000 pounds(80,700kg).
  8. It is not the only a launcher it is a perfect laboratory.
  9. The first tweet from space: Michael Massimino is the first person to tweet from the space.                            
  10. Due to high velocity, one can witness sunrise or sunset in every 45 minutes and velocity in about 28,000 kilometers per hour(17,500 miles per hour).
                                 Space Shuttle Endeavour’s orbiter Tribute

                                              Copyright @NASA

Now, If we talk about the first Space Ship:

  • The first Space Ship Weighted 4.5 million pounds(2 million kilograms).
  • It stood up to 184 feet high.
  • Space Shuttle produced 31,000 kilonewtons thrust.
  • The space ship completed 135 missions successfully.
  • First Space Ship was returned to earth by parachute

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