Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Facts About Space

Here’s some of the most mind boggling did you know facts about Space! 
Yeah, space right ? Who cares about that ? Well, surprisingly, two-thirds of NASA’s $17 Billion annual budget is dedicated to the extraterrestrial space exploration! I know right, mind boggled! Anyways here’s 10 more did you know facts about space:

1.) We know more about space than we know about our Earth’s oceans! That’s right! We know more about the other planets out there than we know about the %71 of earth’s waters that we live on!

2.) The first person to orbit in space was Yuri Gagarin in Vostok 1 on April 12th, 1961.

3.) Did You Know over one million Earths can fit into the sun ?

4.) Did you know that The Moon is moving away from the Earth by around 3.8cm a year ?

5.) Did you know that it takes the sun about 225 to about 250 million years to orbit the center of the milky way ?

6.) Did You Know if you put Saturn into water, it would float ? That’s a fact my the way!

7.) Did You Know that we are moving space at the rate of about 330 miles per second ?

8.) Did You Know Uranus was originally called “George’s Star” ?

9.) Did You Know, if you move to Mars, You will weight about %68 less that you do on Earth ?

10.) The Moon is only visited by robots and vehicles, man hasn’t been there since 1972.

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