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Facts About Mars

Mars Facts

Mars is located right after Earth making it the fourth planet closest to the Sun. The planet’s name derives from an ancient Roman god of war.

The gravity on Mars is 3 times lower than Earth’s meaning that… Continue reading

* Earth is located third from the Sun after Mercury and Venus. Our planet is the only one in the Solar System with living creatures on it.

* The speed of Earth is constantly slowing down with every moment passed… Continue reading

It’s really cold on Mars. It’s more distant from the Sun (50% more than the Earth) and this is why it gets much cooler there in comparison to the Earth.

Average mars temperature:     – 55º C (-67º… Continue reading

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