Solar System Facts – 120 Interesting Facts About the Solar System

Solar System Planet Facts

Buzz Aldrin is the second man to land on the moon and Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name was Moon.

If you shout in space, nobody will able to hear you and even the person next to you because there is no air in space.

Valentina Tereshkova, a Russian is the first woman to fly to space.

Sputnik is the first artificial satellite in space.

166 moons are currently rotating in our solar system.

Mars rocks are found in Antarctica, Sahara Desert on Earth.

There are 5 dwarf planets namely, Pluto, Ceres, Eris, Haumea and Makemake in out solar system.

Our solar system is in the galaxy called Milky Way.

Our sun is just one of the 200 billion stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way. The milky way is one of the 100 billlion galaxies in the universe.

There are 30 other galaxies in our neighborhood, of which only Andromeda galaxy is the largest.