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Convert m/s to km/s, km/s to m/s

Convert m/s to km/s

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Convert km/s to m/s

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How to convert m/s to km/s : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert m/s to km/s". Enter a value in the m/s field and click on the "Calculate km/s" button. Your answer will appear in the km/s field.

How to convert km/s to m/s : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert km/s to m/s". Enter a value in the km/s field and click on the "Calculate m/s" button. Your answer will appear in the m/s field.

Conversion Formulas

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from m/s to km/s is:

km/s = m/s x 0.001

The formula to convert from km/s to m/s is:

m/s = km/s x 1,000

Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between meters per second (m/s) and kilometers per second (km/s).

Meters per second to Kilometers per second Conversion Example

Task: Convert 450 m/s to km/s (show work)

Formula:
m/s x 0.001 = km/s

Calculations:
450 m/s x 0.001 = 0.45 km/s

Result:
450 m/s is equal to 0.45 km/s

Kilometers per second to Meters per second Conversion Example

Task: Convert 35 km/s to m/s (show work)

Formula:
km/s x 1,000 = m/s

Calculations:
35 km/s x 1,000 = 35,000 m/s

Result:
35 km/s is equal to 35,000 m/s

Conversion Tables

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from m/s to km/s, and km/s to m/s.

Meters per second to Kilometers per second Conversion Chart

meters per second (m/s) kilometers per second (km/s)
1 m/s 0.001 km/s
10 m/s 0.01 km/s
50 m/s 0.05 km/s
100 m/s 0.1 km/s
250 m/s 0.25 km/s
500 m/s 0.5 km/s
750 m/s 0.75 km/s
1,000 m/s 1 km/s
2,500 m/s 2.5 km/s
5,000 m/s 5 km/s
7,500 m/s 7.5 km/s
10,000 m/s 10 km/s
25,000 m/s 25 km/s
50,000 m/s 50 km/s
75,000 m/s 75 km/s
100,000 m/s 100 km/s

Kilometers per second to Meters per second Conversion Chart

kilometers per second (km/s) meters per second (m/s)
1 km/s 1,000 m/s
2 km/s 2,000 m/s
3 km/s 3,000 m/s
4 km/s 4,000 m/s
5 km/s 5,000 m/s
10 km/s 10,000 m/s
25 km/s 25,000 m/s
50 km/s 50,000 m/s
75 km/s 75,000 m/s
100 km/s 100,000 m/s
500 km/s 500,000 m/s
1,000 km/s 1,000,000 m/s
5,000 km/s 5,000,000 m/s
10,000 km/s 10,000,000 m/s
50,000 km/s 50,000,000 m/s
100,000 km/s 100,000,000 m/s

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between meters per second and kilometers per second.

What are meters per second (m/s)?

Meters per second is a unit of speed in the Metric System. It measures the number of meters travelled in a second. The symbol for meters per second is m/s and the International spelling is metres per second.

What are kilometers per second (km/s)?

Kilometers per second is a unit of speed in the Metric System. It measures the number of kilometers travelled in a second. The symbol for kilometers per second is km/s and the International spelling is kilometres per second.

Understanding the Speed Units

This table provides a summary of the Speed units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit Symbol Measurement System Description
inches per second in/s US Customary Units/Imperial System  
feet per second ft/s US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 ft/s = 12 in/s
yards per second yd/s US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 yd/s = 3 ft/s
miles per second mi/s US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 mi/s = 1760 yd/s
1 mi/s = 5280 ft/s
millimeters per second mm/s Metric System 1000 mm/s = 1 m/s
centimeters per second cm/s Metric System 100 cm/s = 1 m/s
1 cm/s = 10 mm/s
decimeters per second dm/s Metric System 10 dm/s = 1 m/s
1 dm/s = 10 cm/s
meters per second m/s Metric System 1 m/s = 1000 mm/s
1 m/s = 100 cm/s
1 m/s = 10 dm/s
kilometers per second km/s Metric System 1 km/s = 1000 m/s