Starting Is A Skill, You Need To Keep Practising

Starting Is The Hardest Part

The last Space Shuttle to be launched was the Atlantis, which went into orbit on 8 July 2011. During takeoff, the spacecraft burned 660,000 pounds of solid fuel per minute. Along with 17,000 gallons of liquid oxygen and 45,000 gallons of liquid hydrogen per minute, the launch consumed nearly as much energy as an individual would use in an entire year.

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