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    Fast Facts: Apr. 26

    • In only eight minutes, a space shuttle can accelerate to a speed of 27,000 kilometers per hour.
    • In the U.S., the most frequent month for a tornado to occur is in May.
    • It takes eight and a half minutes for light from the sun to reach the earth.
    • One tree can filter up to 60 pounds of pollutants from the air each year.
    • Orville Wright, a pilot, was involved in the first aircraft accident. His passenger, Lt. Thomas Selfridge, was killed.

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