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To successfully escape a planers gravity, a spaceship must achieve escape velocity, which for Earth is 11.2 km/s or 25.054 miles per hour. If a ship reaches this speed and maintains it, then neglecting the need to slow down prior to landing, how long would it take the ship to reach the moon in hours?
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