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Cruise shuttle in low earth orbit

A reusable space tourism "cruise" shuttle orbits the earth at an altitude of approximately 250 miles. This spacecraft is 75 feet long by 55 feet wide. 

Earth image courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center


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