Mars orbits our sun, a star. Mars is the fourth planet from the sun at a distance of about the 142 million miles. One day on mars takes just a little over 24 hours. MArs makes a complete orbit around the sun. Mars is a rocky planet has been altered by volcanos, impacts, crustal movement, and at mospheric, Mars has a thin atmosphere made up mostley of carbon dioxide. Mars has two moons. Their are no rings around Mars. More than 40 spacecraft have been launched for mars, from flybys and orbits to rover and lands that touch surfuce of the red. At this time in the planet history, mars’ surfuce connot support life as we know it.