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Scientific, historic and cultural facts about Mars, the "Red Planet". Learn about Mars' features, characteristics and missions!


Facts about Mars. Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and last of the terrestrial planets and is around 227,940,000 km from the Sun. The planet is named after ...


Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun. It is sometimes called the 'Red Planet' because of its red soil. The soil on Mars is red because it contains iron oxide (rust ).


Aug 29, 2016 ... Skywatchers are hoping to catch a glimpse of Mars as the Red Planet makes its closest approach to Earth for 11 years.


Mars planet facts and information. Compare Earth & Mars. Fun science images for kids, school, family & space fans. Mars in space, night sky & history.


Mar 24, 2016 ... Fun Facts About Mars Mars is a cold desert world, and is the fourth planet from the sun. It is half the diameter of Earth and has the same amount ...


Mars Facts: did you know that... Over 100000 people have applied for a one-way trip to colonize Mars in 2022?


It is easy to forget that Earth is not the only planet in the solar system. Seven (or eight if you include Pluto) other planets whiz around the sun just like ours.


7 amazing facts about Mars. Jenny Kim, AOL.com. Sep 15th 2016 4:14PM. Mars is located 142,000,000 miles away from the Sun. Named after the Roman God ...


Nov 4, 2014 ... NASA's Hubble Space Telescope snapped this shot of Mars on Aug. 26, 2003, when the Red Planet was 34.7 million miles from Earth.