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How fast is 1,000 yards per minute?

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It's about one-twenty-fifth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun).
In other words, the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 25.20 times 1,000 yards per minute.
(for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)
A 0.40 caliber Smith & Wesson bullet has a muzzle a velocity of 25,200 yards per minute. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990.
It's about thirty times as fast as an Iceberg.
In other words, the speed of an Iceberg is 0.03 times 1,000 yards per minute.
(a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)
Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 30 yards per minute. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons.
It's about one-forty-fifth as fast as a Jet Fighter.
In other words, the speed of a Jet Fighter is 43 times 1,000 yards per minute.
(for Lockheed Martin F-16, a.k.a. Fighting Falcon, a.k.a. Viper) (maximum speed at altitude)
An F-16's maximum speed at altitude is approximately 44,000 yards per minute. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi).
It's about one-sixtieth as fast as a Bullet (Rifle).
In other words, 1,000 yards per minute is 0.0167 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 59.90 times that amount.
(5.56 x 45 mm, a.k.a. 5.56 NATO)
A 5.56 x 45 mm cartridge is fired at a velocity of 60,000 yards per minute. As the NATO rifle cartridge, it is used by the military forces of more than thirty-one countries, including use in the M16 series, M4 Carbine, HK-416, and M249 Squad automatic weapons used by the United States armed forces.
It's about 250 times as fast as a Sloth.
In other words, the speed of a Sloth is 0.0043 times 1,000 yards per minute.
(for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)
The three-toed sloth moves along the ground at an average speed of 4.40 yards per minute. Long thought to be lengthy sleepers, a 2008 study concluded that sloths sleep an average of only 9.6 hours per day.
It's about one-five-hundredth as fast as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, 1,000 yards per minute is 0.0019681 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 508.10 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 508,110 yards per minute. During liftoff, the space shuttle accelerates to orbital speed in 8.5 minutes, consuming over 1.59 million kg (3.51 million lbs) of propellant in the process.
It's about one-three-thousandth as fast as a Meteor.
In other words, 1,000 yards per minute is 0.00036 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 2,800 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 730,000 yards per minute and 4,700,000 yards 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 180,000 yards per minute.