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What are some mind blowing facts about space?

Space has always been attracted to humans. This is why in ancient times, our ancestors discovered many mysteries related to space. Today in this post we will know 64 mind blowing facts about space.

According to scientists, Space is a vacuum that starts 100 kilometers above our Earth. There is neither air nor any medium through which our voice can resonate.

There are many such secrets hidden in this universe, which we ordinary people are not familiar with. Let us tell you some amazing and interesting mind blowing facts about space which can never end and about which you probably will not even know.

64 Mind Blowing Facts About Space

  1. The Sun completes a full rotation in 25–35 days.
  2. Usually, when we boil water, many bubbles are formed in it. But this does not happen in space. A large bubble is formed on heating the water there. The reason is also gravity.
  3. In small satellites of Saturn, Enceladus reflects 90% of the light received from the Sun.
  4. Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system, most people always think that the hottest planet will be Buddha because it is very close to the Sun, whereas it is not. Many types of gases are found in the atmosphere of Venus which causes the ‘greenhouse effect’ hence Venus is hot.
  5. In our solar system, Mercury and Venus are two such planets which do not have any satellite.
  6. Footprints and tire marks left by astronauts will never disappear from the moon because there is no air to do so.
  7. NASA’s Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite has declared that they have found evidence of water on the Moon.
  8. Our moon is about 4.5 billion years old.
  9. The planet Arun has 27 satellites, out of which 5 are large satellites, 22 are small satellites. Titania is the largest of all these satellites.
  10. A fluid that is freely dispersed in space takes the shape of a sphere.’
  11. The first satellite was launched by Britain called Black Arrow. 38. It takes 8.3 minutes for light to come from the Sun to the Earth.
  12. Venus undergoes sulfuric acid precipitation and metallic snowfall.
  13. Displays the distance between the Sun and the Earth from the Astronomical Unit or AU.
  14. The sound of each other is not heard due to the absence of air in space.
  15. We can go anywhere on Earth but we can see only one part of the Moon.
  16. Titan is the only large satellite orbiting the opposite direction of its planet, which is the satellite of Varuna.
  17. Studies on germs for 30 years have shown that germs spread more rapidly in space than on Earth and are also more dangerous.
  18. 1 day on Mars is 24 hours 39 minutes and 35 seconds.
  19. The four planets Jupiter, Saturn, Arun, and Varuna found in our solar system are known as gaseous demons.
  20. The Sun is 300000 times bigger than the Earth.
  21. Saturn is the second-largest planet in our solar system.
  22. The force of gravity can sometimes break a comet.
  23. The blue glow of the planet Arun is due to the methane gas found in its atmosphere.
  24. If a star passes very close to a black hole, it can disintegrate.
  25. Our solar system is 4.6 billion years old. Scientists estimate that it will exist 5000 million years more.
  26. Venus has the highest volcanoes in our solar system.
  27. In the northern sky, we see two galaxies – Andromeda and Triangulum
  28. One day on Pluto equals 6 days and 9 hours of Earth.
  29. Earth, Mars, Mercury, and Venus are called inner planets because they are closer to the Sun.
  30. We know more about space than the depths of the sea.
  31. Earth’s rotation time increases by 000.1 seconds every year.
  32. The first person to go to the moon was Neil Armstrong who put his left foot first on the moon on 20 July 1969.
  33. The space station completes a round of the Earth in 90 minutes.
  34. 200 billion stars are found in the Milky Way.
  35. Our closest galaxy is Andromeda which is about 2.537 light-years away.
  36. The second person to step on the moon was the buzz aldrin. His mother’s name was Moon.
  37. Mariner 10 is the only aircraft that has gone to the planet Mercury.
  38. Earth is a planet that is not named after any deity.
  39. Sun and Moon have their own gravity due to tide ebb on Earth.
  40. Based on mathematical calculations, it can be said that it is possible to have white holes as long as no white holes are known yet.
  41. Due to its unique inclination, one night in the planet Arun equals 21 years of Earth.
  42. Titan, a satellite of the planet Varuna, is slowly approaching it.
  43. The planet Varuna takes 164.79 years to orbit an orbit of the Sun.
  44. The highest mountain in our solar system is Olympus mons which is located on Mars.
  45. Olympus Mons is 25 km high which is about 3 times than Mount Everest.
  46. A light-year is the distance traveled by light in 1 year which is equal to 9.5 trillion kilometers.
  47. The width of the Milky Way is about 100000 light-years.
  48. Due to low gravity on Mars, a person weighing 100 kilograms on Earth will weigh 38 kg there.
  49. Scientists believe that Jupiter has 67 satellites while only 53 are named.
  50. Jupiter is the only planet that has the most satellites.
  51. The Great Wall of China is not seen from space because air pollution in China is very high.
  52. On 20 February 1962, the success of sending the first man to space in America was achieved. John Glenn, the first American in space, later went on to the Space Shuttle Discovery at the age of 77 in 1996 to set the record for being the oldest astronaut.
  53. The word “Astronauts” comes from America. Whereas in Russia, space explorers are called “cosmonauts”.
  54. Astronauts have to work hard to sleep. They have to be blindfolded and sleep in a bunker so that they can avoid swimming and bumping around.
  55. Astronauts cannot burp in space because liquids and gases cannot separate due to zero gravity in our stomach.
  56. Sunset in Sun is blue Sunset is blue. Saturn’s density is so low that it can swim in the water.
  57. The mass of the Moon is one-eighth of the mass of the Earth.
  58. NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  59. No atmosphere is found in the planet Mercury i.e. there is neither air nor weather.
  60. In China, the Milky Way is known as the Silver River.
  61. On 20 February 1962, the success of sending the first man to space in America was achieved. John Glenn, the first American in space, later went on to the Space Shuttle Discovery at the age of 77 in 1996 to set the record for being the oldest astronaut.
  62. Since February 2006, NASA has aimed to “enhance future space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics modification”.
  63. If two pieces of metal touch each other in space, then they are permanently attached to each other.
  64. NASA astronauts may soon be able to 3D-print pizzas in space

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