Mile per second conversions

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The mile per second conversion selector here selects the speed/velocity measurement unit to convert to starting from miles per second (mps). To make a conversion starting from a unit of speed other than mile per second, simply click on the "Reset" button.

What is mile per second?

The mile per second (or mile/second) is a unit of speed in the Imperial and US customary systems of units equal to 1,609.344 meters per second (1 mps = 1,609.344 m/s), the derived unit of speed in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to about 5,793.6384 kilometers per hour (km/h), or 63,360 inches per second (in/s), or 5,280 feet per second (ft/s) or 3,128.31447 knots (kn).

The speed is the distance traveled by an object during a period of time. Thus, miles per second (or miles/second) show how many miles are traveled in one second. The mile is a unit of length in the Imperial / US customary system of units while the second is the base unit of time in the metric system.

Symbol:

mps

Plural:

miles per second