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How fast is 381 miles per minute?

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It's about one-and-one-third times as fast as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, 381 miles per minute is 1.3197 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 0.75775 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 288.7 miles 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-fourth as fast as a Meteor.
In other words, 381 miles per minute is 0.24 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 4.2 times that amount.
(formally Meteoroid or meteorite, depending on the context; a.k.a. "shooting star", a.k.a. "falling star")
It's about one-tenth as fast as a bolt of Lightning.
In other words, the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 10 times 381 miles per minute.
(atmospheric electrical discharge)
It's about eleven times as fast as a Bullet (Rifle).
In other words, 381 miles per minute is 11.2 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 0.0893 times that amount.
(5.56 x 45 mm, a.k.a. 5.56 NATO)
It's about fifteen times as fast as a Jet Fighter.
In other words, the speed of a Jet Fighter is 0.067 times 381 miles per minute.
(for Lockheed Martin F-16, a.k.a. Fighting Falcon, a.k.a. Viper) (maximum speed at altitude)
It's about thirty times as fast as a Bullet (Handgun).
In other words, 381 miles per minute is 26.6 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 0.0376 times that amount.
(for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)
It's about thirty times as fast as The Speed of Sound.
In other words, 381 miles per minute is 29.8 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 0.0336 times that amount.
(in dry air at 20°C)