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Halley’s Comet Returning Again in 2061

Edmond Halley discovered the famous comet in 1705. It was last seen in 1986 and is only seen every 75 to 76 years.

Astronauts – Origin?

The word “astronaut” comes from the Greek words “astron nautes”, which means “star sailor.”

What Is A Light-Year?

A light-year is a distance covered by light in a single year. In theory light moves at the velocity of about 186,411 miles (300,00 km) a second. So really one light-year equates to roughly 5,903,026,326,255 miles!

Uranus is tilted

Uranus seems like a pretty weird planet. Described as a featureless blue ball gas giant on the outer solar system. The planet rotates on its side due to the belief by scientists that Uranus had an ancient past of epic collisions.

Energy From The Sun

More energy from the sun hits Earth every hour than the planet uses in a year.

Could There Be Life On Mars?

Scientists believe that out of all the planets in our solar system apart from Earth. Mars is the one most likely to be hospitable to life. In 1986, NASA found what they thought may be fossils of microscopic living things in a rock recovered from Mars.

The Hottest Planet In Our Solar System

Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system and has an average surface temperature of around 450° C. Interestingly, Venus is not the closest planet to the Sun. Mercury is closer but because Mercury has no atmosphere to regulate temperature it has a very large temperature fluctuation.

How Wide Is The Milky Way Galaxy?

The Milky Way galaxy is 105,700 light-years wide. It would take a SpaceX spacecraft 450,000,000 years to travel to the center of our galaxy.

Our Earth Is Tiny Compared To The Sun

Our Earth is tiny! One million Earths could fit inside the sun – and the sun is considered an average-size star.

The Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy is the most distant object you can spot with the naked eye. You need a good spot away from bright lights in order to see it.

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How Do Scientists Know Evolution Is Real? Facts For Kids

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11 Mind-Blowing Facts About Space

We can't seem to get enough about space. More people watched the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft launch than NASA expected. Maybe it had something to do with America not launching astronauts into space for over nearly 9 years. Or like me, people love space. Anyway, here are...

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft – Crew Dragon

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Cool Facts About SpaceX

Ultimate Facts puts together this list of cool facts about SpaceX. While SpaceX was founded just under a decade ago. It started a new chapter in the space race era.

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The Space Geek Test – Are You A Space Nerd?

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How Do Scientists Know Evolution Is Real? Facts For Kids

Evolution? In science, we look at the evidence and try to find the theory that best explains it. And that’s what happened when it came to figuring out evolution. We can see life evolving all around us. Plants, animals and even bacteria are adapting to different...

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