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 It's about 0.000000005 times as fast as The Speed of Light In other words, 4.60 feet per second is 0.00000000467683546595430 times the speed of The Speed of Light, and the speed of The Speed of Light is 213,819,794.876180 times that amount. (C) (in a vacuum)The speed of light (and all other electromagnetic radiation) in a perfect vacuum is known as "c" and measures 983,571,056.430450 feet per second, per the formal definition of the meter. While visible light travels close to this speed in air, it slows to 655,714,037.631230 feet per second when passing through the glass of a typical window. It's about one-seventy-thousandth as fast as a bolt of Lightning In other words, the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 71,000 times 4.60 feet per second. (atmospheric electrical discharge)A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 320,000 feet per second when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year. It's about one-thirty-thousandth as fast as a Meteor In other words, the speed of a Meteor is 30,000 times 4.60 feet per second. (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 36,000 feet per second and 240,000 feet per second, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 9,100 feet per second. It's about one-five-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as The Space Shuttle In other words, 4.60 feet per second is 0.00018106 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 5,523 times that amount. (Orbiter vehicle velocity)The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 25,406 feet 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. It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a Bullet (Rifle) In other words, 4.60 feet per second is 0.00153 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 654 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 3,000 feet per second. 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 one-five-hundredth as fast as a Jet Fighter In other words, 4.60 feet per second is 0.0021 times the speed of a Jet Fighter, and the speed of a Jet Fighter is 480 times that amount. (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 2,200 feet per second. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi). It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun) In other words, 4.60 feet per second is 0.00365 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 274 times that amount. (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 1,260 feet per second. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990.