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 It's about one-fortieth as fast as The Speed of Sound In other words, 914 centimeters per second is 0.027 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 37.6 times that amount. (in dry air at 20°C)The speed of sound in dry air at 20°C (68°F) is 34,300 centimeters per second. Air is a relatively poor acoustic conductor, however, as sound will travel at speeds of between 150,000 centimeters per second to 156,000 centimeters per second in water, depending on its salinity. It's about one-fortieth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun) In other words, 914 centimeters per second is 0.024 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 42 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 38,300 centimeters per second. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990. It's about one-seventieth as fast as a Jet Fighter In other words, 914 centimeters per second is 0.01 times the speed of a Jet Fighter, and the speed of a Jet Fighter is 71 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 67,000 centimeters per second. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi). It's about one-one-hundredth as fast as a Bullet (Rifle) In other words, 914 centimeters per second is 0.0100 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 100 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 91,500 centimeters 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 150 times as fast as a Sloth In other words, 914 centimeters per second is 140 times the speed of a Sloth, and the speed of a Sloth is 0.007 times that amount. (for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)The three-toed sloth moves along the ground at an average speed of 6.70 centimeters per second. Long thought to be lengthy sleepers, a 2008 study concluded that sloths sleep an average of only 9.6 hours per day. It's about one-eight-hundred-fiftieth as fast as The Space Shuttle In other words, 914 centimeters per second is 0.001180 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 847.24 times that amount. (Orbiter vehicle velocity)The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 774,360 centimeters 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-four-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as a Meteor In other words, 914 centimeters per second is 0.0002 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 4,500 times that amount. (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 1,100,000 centimeters per second and 7,200,000 centimeters 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 280,000 centimeters per second.