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 It's about one-forty-fifth as fast as The Speed of Sound In other words, 522 yards per minute is 0.023 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 43.1 times that amount. (in dry air at 20°C)The speed of sound in dry air at 20°C (68°F) is 22,500 yards per minute. Air is a relatively poor acoustic conductor, however, as sound will travel at speeds of between 98,200 yards per minute to 102,000 yards per minute in water, depending on its salinity. It's about one-fiftieth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun) In other words, 522 yards per minute is 0.021 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 48.3 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 25,200 yards per minute. 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-eighty-fifth as fast as a Jet Fighter In other words, 522 yards per minute is 0.01 times the speed of a Jet Fighter, and the speed of a Jet Fighter is 83 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 44,000 yards per minute. 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, 522 yards per minute is 0.0087 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 115 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 60,000 yards per minute. 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 100 times as fast as a Sloth In other words, 522 yards per minute is 120 times the speed of a Sloth, and the speed of a Sloth is 0.008 times that amount. (for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)The three-toed sloth moves along the ground at an average speed of 4.40 yards per minute. 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-nine-hundred-fiftieth as fast as The Space Shuttle In other words, 522 yards per minute is 0.001027 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 973.43 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. It's about one-five-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as a Meteor In other words, 522 yards per minute is 0.0002 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 5,300 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 730,000 yards per minute and 4,700,000 yards per minute, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 180,000 yards per minute.