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Space

  1. 1. Space<br />Emily Baker<br />
  2. 2. Milleniums<br />The first millennium, 1 - 1000 AD, consisted of 365,250 days. <br />The third millennium, 2001 - 3000 AD, will consist of 365,242 days. <br />Our current millennium, 1001 - 2000 AD, will consist of 365,237 days. <br />The reason for the differences is the calendar system that was in use during the milleniums.<br />
  3. 3. Began on the <br />4th of <br />October 1957<br />The Space Age<br />
  4. 4. The first woman in space<br />was a Russian called Valentina Tereshkova<br />
  5. 5. Any free-moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a sphere, because of its surface tension.<br />
  6. 6. Just 20 seconds worth of fuel remained when Apollo 11's lunar module landed on the moon.<br />
  7. 7. 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.<br />
  8. 8. Mercury, Venus, earth and Mars are called the inner planets as they are closest to the sun!<br />
  9. 9. 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).<br />
  10. 10. Driving at 75 miles (121 km) per hour, it would take 258 days to drive around one of Saturn's rings.<br />
  11. 11. We know more about space than we do about our deep oceans!<br />
  12. 12. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.<br />
  13. 13. One Day on Pluto is about the length of a week on Earth<br />Pluto is no longer a planet. It is now classified as part of the Kuiper Belt.<br />
  14. 14. 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.<br />

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