Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons



8 kilometers per hour is about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as The Space Shuttle
In other words, it's 0.00028698 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 3,484.60 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 27,877 kph. 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.
There's more!
Click here to see how other things compare to 8 kilometers per hour...