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3,600,000 yards per hour is about one-tenth as fast as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, it's 0.118080 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 8.46880 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 30,487,000 yards per hour. 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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