The Space Between Earth and the Moon by Business Insider

The airless chasm between Earth and the moon is so vast, stretching an average of 239,200 miles wide, that it'd take a 747 jet airplane flying at top speed more than 14 days to arrive. Even traveling at several thousand miles per hour, it took Apollo astronauts three days to arrive after launch. (Driving a car would take about a year.) Business Insider wanted to illustrate the scale of the Earth-moon distance, and all of the fascinating stuff in between, so we consulted dozens of sources to create this interactive graphic.

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