Space facts

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These are some really interesting facts on space. Space is one of the most fascinating and intriguing topics in itself. This report is full of information on this intriguing topic.

It snows in the upper atmosphere of Mars but vaporizes before reaching the floor.

There was a time when Mars had large amounts of surface water. Proof of this facts have been fund on certain valleys and canyons.

Saturn’s rings are about 500,000 kilometers in circumference but only about a foot thick.

December 21st 1968, was the first time that people actually left the Earth, when Apollo 8 became the first manned space vehicle to leave Earth orbit and to orbit the Moon.

A satellite launched by Britain was called Black Arrow.

Our moon is in reality moving away from Earth at a rate of about 2.5 cm annually. There are various statistics for the moon’s rate of moving far from the Earth, some argue the speed of moon’s moving away from the Earth is up to 34 cm annually but according to the most plausible sources it moves 2.5 cm away from Earth annually.

Did you know that astronauts cannot burp in space?

It is said that just 20 minutes worth of fuel remained when Apollo 11’s lunar module landed on the moon.

A comet’s tail always points from sunlight.

Each and every day, Earth accumulate 10 to 100 tons of stuff.

The biggest found meteorite was found in Hoba, Namibia.

Did you know that the heart of an astronaut really gets smaller when in outer space?

The Earth orbits the Sun at a rate of 66,700mph.

The earth is .02 degrees hotter during a full moon.

Some large asteroids have their own moon.

On average, Saturn is 886 million kilometers away from the Sun.

Saturn’s density is less than water on average, but this fact is a little misleading.

A 100 pound object on Earth would weight 116 pounds on Saturn.

Mars is red because it’s rusty. There’s a whole lot of iron in the soil, and the atmosphere on Mars has made it turn red-just like rusty iron on Earth.

It takes about 29.46 Earth years for Saturn to complete its orbit around the sun.

At its brightest, Mars outshines every other world apart from Venus.

Only moon of Saturn to possess an atmosphere from its thirty satellites is Titan.

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