Space Facts

    Space Facts

    There are 77 Space Facts!

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    Only 55% of Americans know that the sun is a star.
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    If two pieces of metal touch in space, they become permanently stuck together.
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    3
    There are two golf balls sitting on the moon.
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    4
    The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.
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    7
    Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
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    8
    One pinhead of the sun's energy is enough to kill a person at a distance of 160 kilometers.
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    10
    Jupiter is bigger than all the other planets combined.
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    11
    The moon is actually moving away from Earth at a rate of 1.5 inches per year.
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    12
    Astronauts cannot burp in space.
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    14
    The Earth weighs around 6,600,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons (5,940 billion billion metric tons)!
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    15
    The density of Saturn is so low that if you were to put it in a giant glass of water it would float.
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    16
    The heart of an astronaut actually gets smaller when in outer space.
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    17
    All of the Earth's continents are wider at the north than in the south - and nobody knows why.
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    18
    The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!
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    19
    The earth travels through space at 660,000 miles per hour.
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    20
    The volume of the Earth's moon is the same as the volume of the Pacific Ocean.
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