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  • Space
    Emily Baker
  • Milleniums
    The first millennium, 1 - 1000 AD, consisted of 365,250 days.
    The third millennium, 2001 - 3000 AD, will consist of 365,242 days.
    Our current millennium, 1001 - 2000 AD, will consist of 365,237 days.
    The reason for the differences is the calendar system that was in use during the milleniums.
  • Began on the
    4th of
    October 1957
    The Space Age
  • The first woman in space
    was a Russian called Valentina Tereshkova
  • Any free-moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a sphere, because of its surface tension.
  • Just 20 seconds worth of fuel remained when Apollo 11's lunar module landed on the moon.
  • The only married couple to fly together in space were Jan Davis and Mark Lee, who flew aboard the Endeavour space shuttle from September 12-20, 1992.
  • Mercury, Venus, earth and Mars are called the inner planets as they are closest to the sun!
  • Olympus Mons, a volcano found on Mars, is the largest volcano found in the solar system. It is 370 miles (595 km) across and rises 15 miles (24 km).
  • Driving at 75 miles (121 km) per hour, it would take 258 days to drive around one of Saturn's rings.
  • We know more about space than we do about our deep oceans!
  • Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
  • One Day on Pluto is about the length of a week on Earth
    Pluto is no longer a planet. It is now classified as part of the Kuiper Belt.
  • December 21st 1968, was the first time that humans truly left Earth, when Apollo 8 became the first manned space vehicle to leave Earth orbit and to orbit the Moon.