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Fun Facts: Splendid Space

Astronauts cannot burp in space.

The heart of an astronaut actually gets smaller when in outer space.

A comet’s tail always points away from the sun.

A 100 – pound person on earth would weigh 38 pounds on Mars!

It takes eight and a half minutes for light to get from the earth to the sun.

Some asteroids have other asteroids orbiting them.

Jupiter’s moon Ganymede is larger than the planet Mercury!

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there’s no gravity, so the tears can’t flow down their faces.

Astronauts get taller when they are in space.