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It's about nine-and-a-half times the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, 2,900 is 9.290 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 0.1080 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)
Since the flight of the Vostok 1 in April, 1961, there have been a total of 312 manned spaceflights under the American, Russian, Soviet, and Chinese space programs. Furthermore, the space programs of the US, Russia, the Soviet Union, France, Argentina, and Iran have launched a total 32 monkeys (specifically rhesus, cynomolgus, and squirrel monkeys, macaques, chimpanzees) into space.
It's about nine-and-a-half times the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, 2,900 is 9.390 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 0.1060 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
It's about ten times the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 0.10 times 2,900.
(Serpentes) (Approximate)
It's about ten-and-a-half times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 0.0952 times 2,900.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about ten-and-a-half times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.0935 times 2,900.
(Bliss text)
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered November 19, 1863, at the postwar dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lasted just over two minutes and contained an estimated (the exact wording of the original speech is disputed) 272 words. Lincoln wrote five (5) drafts of the speech, which are known today by the last names of the original recipients.
It's about one-tenth the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 12 times 2,900.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 2,900 is 0.078228 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 12.7830 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)