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How long is 9 weeks?

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It's about as long as The Voyage of the Mayflower.
In other words, the length of The Voyage of the Mayflower is 1.1 times 9 weeks.
(1620)
It's about nine-tenths as long as Columbus' voyage to America.
In other words, the length of Columbus' voyage to America is 1 times 9 weeks.
(1492) (first voyage)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as long as The First US Continental Congress.
In other words, the length of The First US Continental Congress is 0.83 times 9 weeks.
(1774) (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
The First Continental Congress — which included such notable members as Samuel Adams, Thomas Paine, Patrick Henry, John Jay and George Washington — met from September 5th to October 26th, 1774 — a total of 7.3 weeks. Of the thirteen original American colonies in existence at the time, only the Province of Georgia sent no delegates to the Congress.
It's about seven-tenths as long as The First spaceflight (Sputnik).
In other words, 9 weeks is 0.69 times the length of The First spaceflight (Sputnik), and the length of The First spaceflight (Sputnik) is 1.4 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Sputnik 1, a.k.a. Спутник-1, a.k.a. "Satellite-1", a.k.a. Простейший Спутник-1) (1957) (total time in orbit)
It's about three-fifths as long as The Spanish-American War.
In other words, 9 weeks is 0.578 times the length of The Spanish-American War, and the length of The Spanish-American War is 1.73 times that amount.
(1898)
It's about three-fifths as long as The First artificial heart patient's survival.
In other words, 9 weeks is 0.562 times the length of The First artificial heart patient's survival, and the length of The First artificial heart patient's survival is 1.78 times that amount.
(1982) (Dr. Barney Bailey Clark; first permanent, pneumatic device)
It's about twice as long as a William Henry Harrison's Presidency.
In other words, 9 weeks is 1.999 times the length of a William Henry Harrison's Presidency, and the length of a William Henry Harrison's Presidency is 0.5003 times that amount.
(a.k.a. William Henry Harrison, a.k.a. "Tippecanoe," a.k.a. "Old Tippecanoe") (1841)