Interesting facts about Space Выполнили: ученики 8 класса «А» Средней школы №5 Бахарев Андрей и Панарин Вячеслав
The space age began on the 4th October 1957.
We know more about space than we do about our deep oceans!
The first man-made satellite in space was called sputnik.
Mercury, Venus, earth and Mars are called the inner planets as they are closest to the sun!
The first woman in space was a Russian called Valentina Tereshkova.
Our Earth orbits the sun at a speed of 66,700 mph. Contrary to a popular myth that earth travels really slow, this is extremely fast movement, only we don't realize it.
Jupiter's moon Europa is completely covered with ice.
Mercury and Venus have no moons.
Some large asteroids have their own moon.
Surface temperature of Sun is about 5500 degrees celsius (10,000 degrees Fahrenheit).
Moon is moving away from the Earth
Mercury has no atmosphere.
99.86% mass of our Solar System is Sun. This means that all the planets with their moons and asteroids in the Solar System make up to 0.14% mass of the Solar System.
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