Infographic: Powering the Space Shuttle

by Nancy Atkinson on July 12, 2011

How much energy does it take get the space shuttle launched, into orbit, and back to Earth again? This infographic provides facts, stats and data on the soon-to-be-retired space shuttles.

Infographic courtesy of WellHome


Nancy Atkinson is Universe Today's Senior Editor. She also works with Astronomy Cast, and is a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.

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