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Random Fact: It Would Only Take an Hour to Drive to Space

Not that any of us will be driving to space soon, but if we could…

it would take us an hour to get there.

From ScienceFocus.com:

Astronomer Fred Hoyle was the first to point out that if you could drive a car upwards at 95km/h (60mph), it would only take about an hour to get into space.

To get to the Moon would take a little longer though, since it’s 400,000km (250,000 miles) away – around 10 times the circumference of the Earth. So it would take as long as driving around the world 10 times – just under six months.

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