What is the orbital velocity of Mars?

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What is the orbital velocity of Mars?

Orbital Velocity:

While all planets in our solar system travel around the sun, they do so at different rates. Our own Earth is traveling about six times faster through space than Neptune.

Answer and Explanation:

The orbital velocity of Mars is about twenty-four kilometers per second, slower than our own Earth but faster than gas giants like Jupiter or Saturn. ...

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