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interesting facts about Space


  • 11 of the 12 men who walked on the moon were Boy Scouts
  • Our moon is bigger than Pluto and 1/4 the diameter of Earth
  • Of the six flags planted on the moon five of them are still standing If there are two full moons in the same month the second one is called blue moon
  • A 2013 survey found 7% of Americans believe the moon landing was a hoax
  • There is high speed internet on the moon : 19 Mbps
  • The dark side of the moon is actually turquoise
  • Moon landing conspiracy theories were proven wrong in 2011 when a NASA probe revealed high resolution photos of the Apollo Moon Landing sites
  • The moon is not round its egg shaped infact
  • It would take less than 6 months to get to the moon by car at 95 km/h
  • Your mobile phone has more computing power than the computers used for the Apollo 11 moon landing
  • The original landing were erased and re-used by  mistake
  • No man has been on the moon in last 41 years
  • A full day on the moon from one sunrise on the next lasts about 29.5 Earth days on average
  • NASA engineers asked Sally Ride the first american woman in space if 100 tampons was the right number for her 7 day trip to space
  • An astronaut threw a boomerang while visiting the International space Station and it returned to him even in the absence of gravity
  • NASA has a list of accurate space technology terms that writers can use in Science fiction Stories
  • Astronauts in space can't tell if their bladders are full . They are trained to relieve themselves every two hours
  • In 1963 a cat called Felicitate became the first feline in space
  • Sex is banned aboard the ISS ( International Space Station )



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