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272.50 centimeters per second is about one-three-thousandth as fast as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, it's 0.0003519 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 2,841.70 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 774,360 centimeters 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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