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How long would it take to reach the solar system from earth?
Question Date: 2013-11-17
Answer 1:

Do you mean the earth to the SUN? The solar system is the unit that includes the Sun, the planets and their moons, the asteroids and the comets. It is all one system called: THE SOLAR SYSTEM.

The mean distance from Earth to Sun is 93 million miles. A space ship traveling at 1000 mph would take about 11 years to make the journey!


Answer 2:

It depends on how fast you're going. However, to give you an idea, NASA launched the Voyager probe in 1977 with the intention of leaving the solar system, and it took 36 years to reach the end of the solar system! It only left the solar system in 2013, at which point it was traveling at roughly 17 km/s (11 miles per second, or 38000 mph!)



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