Interplanetary space commission
Alien age on earth: 16
alien weight 22 pounds
alien age on mars 6
Mars is the Fourth planet from the sun
mars is a terrestrial planet
Mars has 2 moons Phobos and Deimos
Phobos takes 8 hrs to orbit Mars
Phobos is 48,340,000 miles from earth
Deimos takes 30 hrs to orbit Mars
Deimos is 48,340,000 from earth
Facts about Mars
March gets its name from mars
Mars gets its name from the god of war
The Egyptians gave Mars its first recorded name: Har dècher (“The red one”). The Babylonians called it Nergal(“Star of death”). The Greeks and Romans named the planet after their respective gods of war, Ares and Mars. The Hebrews called it Ma’adim, or “One who blushes.” Many ancient people believed the reddish color came from actual blood on the planet.
The average temperature on Mars is –81° and can range from –205° in the winter to 72° Fahrenheit in the summer.
Mars has the largest and most violent dust storms in our entire solar system. These storms often have winds topping 125 mph, can last for weeks, and can cover the entire planet. They usually occur when Mars is closest to the sun.
The symbol for Mars looks like a shield and a spear from the war god Mars/Ares. It is also the symbol for the male sex.
Mars is 4th planet from the sun
Egyptians called Mars the “the backward traveler” because Mars appeared to move backwards through the zodiac every 25.7 months.
If you were driving 60 mph in a car, it would take 271 years and 221 days to get to Mars from Earth.
A day in the Life Page
Mars travels at an average speed of 53,979 miles per hour or 86,871 kilometers per hour in its orbit around the Sun.
Mars revolves or orbits around the Sun once every 1.88 Earth years, or once every 686.93 Earth days.
1d 0h 40m Mars, Length of day
687 days is a year on mars
Mars is about half (53 percent) the size of Earth, but because Mars is a desert planet, it has the same amount of dry land as Earth.