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Re: Amateur rocket launch



>>An amateur rocket called GoFast has made history by becoming the first

>>such rocket to reach 100 kilometres altitude - the official edge of
space.
>How far off a launch to orbit are they?

About 17,500 MPH.  

Getting "up" is not the big problem.  Its going at 17,500 MPH 
which is what keeps you there.   Getting UP there only gets 
you above the atmosphere so then you can go that fast without 
melting...

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