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Calling the ISS

Submitted By:sageowl3106
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The International Space Station is around 200 miles (320 km) away from earth, and sound travels around 720 mph (340 m/s). If a person on the Earth could yell loud enough, how long would it take for the sound to reach the ISS?

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Comments on this teaser

Posted by valencia08/06/09
cool teaser :D

Posted by Nerine10/30/09
Totally missed that :oops: :roll: But -- If it could travel through space then the answer depends on where you are on Earth in relation to the Space Station ^^

Posted by coolkcoolk11/05/09
good one. hadnt though about that lol.

Posted by KarateGirl09811/22/09
Got it right away. :D Very good teaser. :D

Posted by younggun101/07/10
easy one but fun

Posted by Marple04/07/10
Much too easy but because it was about space I liked it! :)

Posted by precious102604/15/10
The sound would Never leave earth. I imagined the person Standing on top of the Earth looking into space, yelling. Some imagination? :wink:

Posted by princess200703/07/11
VERY EASY!! but its about space so


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