Your regular commercial airliner, like a Boeing 747 is fast.

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Your regular commercial airliner, like a Boeing 747 is fast. A super-spy jet like the SR-71 Blackbird is much faster than that, traveling at over three times the speed of sound. So how does a deep-space probe like New Horizons, which recently flew past Pluto, compare? Thanks to this animation, you can see it’s very, very fast indeed.
http://flightclub.jalopnik.com/heres-how-ludicrously-fast-a-space-probe-is-1727032471

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