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967.40 meters per second is about one-tenth as fast as The Space Shuttle
In other words, it's 0.12493 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 8.005 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 7,743.60 meters 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.
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