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## Main Question or Discussion Point

**Math teacher in over his head :)**

Not so much "over my head" as I don't have as much time as I'd like to research the answers. My 7th grade honors class is doing a project on "How fast is the Space Shuttle in terms of Mach?" (My title, not theirs :) ).

They didn't have too much trouble finding the speed of sound at various altitudes, but the math to find the shuttle velocity at those altitudes (and how fast it got there) is WAY beyond them and I've got too much on my plate to review my college physics :( So, will some enterprising soul help me fill in the table below...?

Altitude / SST velocity (any reasonable units) / t+

5,000

10,000

15,000

20,000

25,000

30,000

35,000

TIA :)