Online calculators to convert meters per second to kilometers per second (m/s to km/s) and kilometers per second to meters per second (km/s to m/s) with formulas, examples, and tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between Speed units.

Enter your value in one of the conversion calculators below to **convert m/s to km/s ** or **convert km/s to m/s**.

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

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. There are 1,000 m/s in 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. There are 0.001 km/s in m/s.

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 ÷ 1,000

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

m/s = km/s x 1,000

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

Task: Convert 450 meters per second to kilometers per second (show work)Formula:m/s ÷ 1,000 = km/sCalculations:450 m/s ÷ 1,000 = 0.45 km/sResult:450 m/s is equal to 0.45 km/s

Task: Convert 35 kilometers per second to meters per second (show work)Formula:km/s x 1,000 = m/sCalculations:35 km/s x 1,000 = 35,000 m/sResult:35 km/s is equal to 35,000 m/s

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 (m/s) | kilometers per second (km/s) |
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1 m/s | 0.001 km/s |

2 m/s | 0.002 km/s |

3 m/s | 0.003 km/s |

4 m/s | 0.004 km/s |

5 m/s | 0.005 km/s |

6 m/s | 0.006 km/s |

7 m/s | 0.007 km/s |

8 m/s | 0.008 km/s |

9 m/s | 0.009 km/s |

10 m/s | 0.01 km/s |

20 m/s | 0.02 km/s |

30 m/s | 0.03 km/s |

40 m/s | 0.04 km/s |

50 m/s | 0.05 km/s |

75 m/s | 0.075 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 |

250,000 m/s | 250 km/s |

kilometers per second (km/s) | meters per second (m/s) |
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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 |

6 km/s | 6,000 m/s |

7 km/s | 7,000 m/s |

8 km/s | 8,000 m/s |

9 km/s | 9,000 m/s |

10 km/s | 10,000 m/s |

20 km/s | 20,000 m/s |

30 km/s | 30,000 m/s |

40 km/s | 40,000 m/s |

50 km/s | 50,000 m/s |

75 km/s | 75,000 m/s |

100 km/s | 100,000 m/s |

250 km/s | 250,000 m/s |

500 km/s | 500,000 m/s |

750 km/s | 750,000 m/s |

1,000 km/s | 1,000,000 m/s |

2,500 km/s | 2,500,000 m/s |

5,000 km/s | 5,000,000 m/s |

7,500 km/s | 7,500,000 m/s |

10,000 km/s | 10,000,000 m/s |

25,000 km/s | 25,000,000 m/s |

50,000 km/s | 50,000,000 m/s |

75,000 km/s | 75,000,000 m/s |

100,000 km/s | 100,000,000 m/s |

250,000 km/s | 250,000,000 m/s |

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

Unit | Symbol | Measurement System | Description |
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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 |

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