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186,282.397051220 miles per second is about 40,000 times as fast as The Space Shuttle
In other words, it's 38,715 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 0.000025830 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 4.81170 miles per second. 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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