The Final Frontier: 13 Now-You-Know Facts About Space And Space Travel

The Final Frontier: 13 Now-You-Know Facts About Space And Space Travel

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

Scientists didn't know the the length of a day on Saturn until 2019 It's 10 hours, 33 minutes and 38 seconds. It was difficult to figure out because the gas planet has no solid surface to follow its rotation and an unusual magnetic field. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: NASA

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

Pluto was a planet for less than one of its own years Pluto's orbit takes 248 Earth years. It was only considered a planet for 76 years. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM

Source: NASA

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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