Fri. Jun 22nd, 2018
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Did You Know | Amazing Facts About Space

Amazing Facts About Space

Did you know these amazing facts about space?! We’ve talked about Kanye, we’ve talked about Facebook but now let’s kick it up a notch to something a little more…educational. We scoured the web to find some of the most amazing facts about space. Some you may have known, but some of these are wild! We’d be more than impressed if you knew them all.

 

  • Space is completely silent.

  • The hottest planet in our solar system is Venus. 

  • The width of the Milky Way is around 100,000 light years.

  • 1 light year = 5.88 trillion miles

  • Venus is the only planet that spins backwards, relative to other planets. 

  • The skin on the bottom of your feet will begin to soften and flake off in space. 

  • Nobody knows how many stars are in space.

  • The Martian day is 24 hours, 39 minutes, and 35 seconds long.

  • One day in Venus is longer than an entire year on Earth.

  • You will become taller in space (there’s no gravity pushing you down).

  • A full NASA spacesuit costs $12,000,000. This fact isn’t exactly about space but HOLY SH*T!

  • There may be a planet made out of diamonds. 

  • If two pieces of the same metal touch in space, they will become permanently bonded together. 

  • The moon was once a piece of the Earth. 

  • There is a volcano on Mars that is 3x the size of Mt. Everest. 

  • You can cry in space but your tears won’t fall! 

  • Venus has REALLY powerful winds. Winds flow 50x faster than the planets rotation. 

  • Jupiter’s great red spot is shrinking, and so is Mercury. 

  • Neptune radiates more heat than it gets. 

  • AND OH YEAH! There is floating water in space.