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How fast is 548.41 kilometers per minute?

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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as fast as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, 548.41 kilometers per minute is 1.1804 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 0.84717 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
It's about one-fifth as fast as a Meteor.
In other words, 548.41 kilometers per minute is 0.22 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 4.5 times that amount.
(formally Meteoroid or meteorite, depending on the context; a.k.a. "shooting star", a.k.a. "falling star")
Small meteoroids enter the Earth's atmosphere at speeds between 670 kilometers per minute and 4,300 kilometers per minute, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 170 kilometers per minute.
It's about ten times as fast as a Bullet (Rifle).
In other words, 548.41 kilometers per minute is 9.99 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 0.1 times that amount.
(5.56 x 45 mm, a.k.a. 5.56 NATO)
It's about one-tenth as fast as a bolt of Lightning.
In other words, the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 11 times 548.41 kilometers per minute.
(atmospheric electrical discharge)
It's about fourteen times as fast as a Jet Fighter.
In other words, the speed of a Jet Fighter is 0.071 times 548.41 kilometers per minute.
(for Lockheed Martin F-16, a.k.a. Fighting Falcon, a.k.a. Viper) (maximum speed at altitude)
It's about twenty times as fast as a Bullet (Handgun).
In other words, 548.41 kilometers per minute is 23.8 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 0.042 times that amount.
(for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)
It's about thirty times as fast as The Speed of Sound.
In other words, 548.41 kilometers per minute is 26.6 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 0.0376 times that amount.
(in dry air at 20°C)