Read amazing facts about space and learn about the planets, stars and universe. Find overviews of the planets of the Solar System and coverage of space exploration and the latest in astronomy.

4 03, 2018

Facts about Planet Venus (everything you need to know in 2019)

2019-02-28T10:29:59+00:00March 4th, 2018|

If you are after Venus facts and information, then you're in the right place! Venus is the second closely located planet from the Sun – situated between Mercury and Earth. And it's the second biggest terrestrial planet, after Earth. The first records of the planet go back to 17th century BC, recorded by Babylonian astronomers. Due [...]

24 02, 2018

How many Mars Rovers have there been and what is their current status?

2018-08-12T14:40:00+00:00February 24th, 2018|

In the past 50 years, mankind has attempted to send rovers to Mars on seven separate occasions. Of these Mars rovers, just two are still active and operational in 2018. Read on to learn more about the different Mars rover missions, which have been successful and which failed, and what they have discovered.   Mars Rovers [...]

20 01, 2018

Neptune facts: Information about Planet Neptune

2018-01-20T10:35:25+00:00January 20th, 2018|

Big blue planet Neptune is the 4th largest planet in our Solar System, but some lesser known Neptune facts are that it has rings and that it has a moon with the potential to harbor life. Read on to learn more about Neptune, its little-know rings and it’s intriguing moon, Triton. Neptune: Ice Giant Like [...]

26 11, 2017

Saturn: All the facts you need to know about the ringed planet

2018-08-11T06:32:23+00:00November 26th, 2017|

Saturn, with its spectacular rings, is one of the most easily-recognizable objects in our Solar System but how much do we know about it? Below we cover all the facts you need to know about the planet Saturn and pick out some mind-blowing images. Plus, take the quiz at the end to see how much you [...]

18 10, 2017

Planet 9: A hidden “Planet X” found in our Solar System? (2018)

2018-08-10T12:28:55+00:00October 18th, 2017|

Right now as far we know, our Solar System has eight planets. However recent developments from NASA have indicated that there may be a hidden ‘Planet 9’ out there that hasn’t been discovered yet. How can a planet be hiding out there right under our noses and what is it like? Below, we look into all [...]

6 09, 2017

Mars Facts (Everything you wanted to know about the Red Planet!)

2018-08-08T17:43:01+00:00September 6th, 2017|

We are in an era of renewed interest in Mars. The ambitions of NASA and Elon Musk to put humans on the planet for the first time have generated a great deal of interest in the planet which has interested us for centuries. This article aims to give you all the facts you need to [...]