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 additional formulas, examples, and conversion tables. Our conversions provide a quick and easy way to convert between these 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.
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.
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
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).
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
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
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)|
|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 (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|
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.
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.
This table provides a summary of the Speed units within their respective measurement systems.
|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|