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865 times the speed of light is about 35,000,000 times as as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, it's 33,488,000 times the of The Space Shuttle, and the of The Space Shuttle is 0.000000029861 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 0.00002583 times the speed of light. 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.
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