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678 yards per minute is about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as fast as The Space Shuttle
In other words, it's 0.0013344 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 749.40 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.
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