21 Stunning Facts About Space That Will Make Your Day

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Facts about space will make you wonder about the vastness that exists outside our Planet Earth. Some of them indicate how far we have reached in our space exploration and yet so much more has to be uncovered.

If you have got any stunning space facts to add to the list, share them in the comment section below.

1. The Circled Dot Is The Picture Of The Earth Captured By Voyager I. This Is The Most Distant Image Of Planet Earth Ever Seen

1-Stunning Space Facts -  The most distant image of planet earth

2. Jupiter Is Large Enough To Fit A Thousand Earths Into It.

2-Stunning Space Facts - Jupiter Is Large Enough For A 1000 Earths To Be Fit Into It

3. There Are More Than 8,000 Pieces Of Space Junk Floating Around The Earth

3-Stunning Space Facts - There are more than 8,000 pieces of space junk floating around the Earth

4. The Energy In Sun Rays On Your Skin Started Their Life Over  30,000 Years Ago

4-Stunning Space Facts - The Suns rays on your skin are 30,000 years old

5. 99% Of The Solar System Mass Is Sun

5-Stunning Space Facts - 99 percent of the solar system mass is sun

6. There Is A Theory That Earth Was Nearly Destroyed In A Collision With Planet Thela

6-Stunning Space Facts - There is a theory that Earth was nearly destroyed in a collision by a planet Thea

7. There Is A Diamond Planet In Our Galaxy Which Is Bigger Than Earth

7-Stunning Space Facts - There is a diamond planet in our galaxy that is bigger than Earth

8. When You Cry In Space, The Tears Just Stick To Your Eyes And Face

8-Stunning Space Facts - When you cry in space the tears just stick to your eyes and face

9. The Apollo Astronauts Footprints On The Moon Will Probably Stay There For Atleast 100 Million Years. The Moon Does Not Have An Atmosphere, Wind Or Water To Erode Away The Mark

9-Stunning Space Facts - The Apollo astronauts footprints on the moon will probably stay there for at least 100 million years

10. All Of The Space Is Horribly Silent Since Sound Waves Need Medium To Travel Through

10-Stunning Space Facts - All Of The Space Is Completely Silent

11. Cold Welding Is When Two Pieces Of The Same Type Of Metal Touch In Space, Bond And Permanently Stuck Together

11-Stunning Space Facts - Cold Welding -  If two pieces of the same type of metal touch in space they will bond and be permanently stuck together

12. According To The Laws Of Physics, A Donut Shaped Planet Can Actually Exist

12-Stunning Space Facts - According To The Laws Of Physics A Planet The Shape Of Donut Can Actually Exist

13. Astronauts Claim That Space Smells Like Seared Steak, Hot Metal, And Welding Fumes

13-Stunning Space Facts - Astronauts claim that being in space smells like seared steak, hot metal, and welding fumes

14. There Is A Planet That Is Completely Covered In Burning Ice At A Distance Of 33 Light Years Away

14-Stunning Space Facts - Burning Ice Planet

15. Every Minute You Travel 12,000 Miles In Space And That Too While Standing Still15-Stunning Space Facts - Every Minute You Travel 12000 Miles In Space And That Too While Standing Still

16. The Center Of Our Galaxy Tastes Like Raspberries And Smells Like Rum

16-Stunning Space Facts - And according to researchers, the center of our galaxy tastes like raspberries and smells like rum

17. More Energy From The Sun Hits Earth Every Hour Than The Planet Uses In A Year

17-Stunning Space Facts - More energy from the sun hits Earth every hour than the planet uses in a year

18. On Planet HD189733b, Shards Of Glass Rain Down From The Sky

18-Stunning Space Facts - On planet HD189733b shards of glass rain down from the sky - sideways

19. One Day AT Venus Is Equal To One Earth Year

19-Stunning Space Facts - One Day AT Venus Is Equal To One Year

20. An Estimated 275 Million Stars Are Born Every Day

20-Stunning Space Facts - An estimated 275 million stars are born every day

21. Every Year The Moon Moves About 3.8cm Away From The Earth

21-Stunning Space Facts -  Every year the moon moves about 3.8cm away from the Earth

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