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 It's about 0.0000003 times as fast as The Speed of Light In other words, 0.0535 miles per second is 0.000000287198365744080 times the speed of The Speed of Light, and the speed of The Speed of Light is 3,481,913.96357420 times that amount. (C) (in a vacuum)The speed of light (and all other electromagnetic radiation) in a perfect vacuum is known as "c" and measures 186,282.397051220 miles per second, per the formal definition of the meter. While visible light travels close to this speed in air, it slows to 124,188.264702890 miles per second when passing through the glass of a typical window. It's about one-one-thousandth as fast as a bolt of Lightning In other words, 0.0535 miles per second is 0.00088 times the speed of a bolt of Lightning, and the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 1,100 times that amount. (atmospheric electrical discharge)A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 60 miles per second when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year. It's about one-five-hundredth as fast as a Meteor In other words, the speed of a Meteor is 500 times 0.0535 miles per second. (formally Meteoroid or meteorite, depending on the context; a.k.a. "shooting star", a.k.a. "falling star")Small meteoroids enter the Earth's atmosphere at speeds between 6.90 miles per second and 45 miles per second, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 1.70 miles per second. It's about one-ninetieth as fast as The Space Shuttle In other words, 0.0535 miles per second is 0.011119 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 89.9360 times that amount. (Orbiter vehicle velocity)The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 4.81170 miles 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. It's about one-tenth as fast as a Bullet (Rifle) In other words, 0.0535 miles per second is 0.0941 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 10.60 times that amount. (5.56 x 45 mm, a.k.a. 5.56 NATO)A 5.56 x 45 mm cartridge is fired at a velocity of 0.5690 miles per second. As the NATO rifle cartridge, it is used by the military forces of more than thirty-one countries, including use in the M16 series, M4 Carbine, HK-416, and M249 Squad automatic weapons used by the United States armed forces. It's about one-tenth as fast as a Jet Fighter In other words, 0.0535 miles per second is 0.130 times the speed of a Jet Fighter, and the speed of a Jet Fighter is 7.70 times that amount. (for Lockheed Martin F-16, a.k.a. Fighting Falcon, a.k.a. Viper) (maximum speed at altitude)An F-16's maximum speed at altitude is approximately 0.420 miles per second. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi). It's about one-fifth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun) In other words, 0.0535 miles per second is 0.2240 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 4.460 times that amount. (for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)A 0.40 caliber Smith & Wesson bullet has a muzzle a velocity of 0.2380 miles per second. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990.