This article is all about space!  Well, specifically, it's about space travel and the many misconceptions people have about it. For instance, a lot of people think that traveling to space is ridiculously expensive - but that's not always the case! So if you're curious to know more about this fascinating topic, keep reading.

Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered about space? Maybe you've dreamed of traveling to other planets or exploring the universe. If so, you're not alone! In this blog post, we'll share some interesting facts about space and space travel. We'll also explore some of the challenges that come with exploring outer space. So if you're curious about space, read on! You might be surprised by what you learn.

It's important to keep things in perspective because nothing illustrates how minor even your most serious situation is when you consider how small our galaxy is in comparison to the cosmos, let alone our planet. We're little specks with no understanding of the vastness of space that surrounds us. Here are 13 facts to keep your unimportant mind occupied because, after all, nothing truly matters...

Rogue planets (planets that don't rotate stars) could outnumber the stars in our galaxy They are hard for astronomers to spot as they don't emit light or much heat. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: CNN

We don't know what Neil Armstrong took to the moon. His record for his personal property kit has never been made public. During his moon trip, he took an unscheduled visit to Little West crater, off-camera. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: NBC News

A helium balloon on the moon would plunge to the ground Without air to rise above, the helium might as well be lead. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: PopSci

We didn't always have the same North Star. Due to a slight wobble of the Earth's axis, the North Star changes. When humans were building the Pyramids, the star Thuban was used for Northern guidance. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: Space

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