Space Facts Generator

  • [Space fact 1] Saturn is 74,898 miles (120,537 km.) wide, nearly 10 times wider than Earth. Approximately 750 Earths could fit inside of Saturn.


  • [Space fact 2] There are three kinds of moon rocks: basalt (dark), anorthosite (light), and breccia (a mixture of several rocks). These types of rocks are also found on Earth.


  • [Space fact 3] The International Space Station has a treadmill named C.O.L.B.E.R.T. after Stephen Colbert.


  • [Space fact 4] On April 14, 2010, NASA’s Cassini orbiter captured images of lightning on Saturn, which allowed scientists to create the first movie showing lightning flashes on another planet. Lightning is common on Saturn, though the bolts run only from cloud to cloud, unlike the cloud-to-ground lightning on Earth.


  • [Space fact 5] NASA officials have maintained that astronauts have never had sex on the International Space Station or during any space shuttle missions. Scientists speculate, however, that while sex in space might pose some mechanical problems, conceiving a child could be dangerous. Low gravity could raise the risk of an ectopic pregnancy, and radiation could raise the risk of birth defects.


  • [Space fact 6] After returning to Earth, many astronauts have a difficult time adjusting to gravity and often forget that things fall if you drop them.


  • [Space fact 7] Saturn's moon Iapetus, which was discovered in 2007 was found to have a unique equatorial ridge that has peaks up to 8 miles (13 km) high that only exists in the dark region of the moon. There is no definitive explanation for how it formed.


  • [Space fact 8] The popular 2009 Star Trek (“Reboot”) movie is the eleventh film in the Star Trek franchise. The film has earned high critical praise and has grossed more revenue than all previous Star Trek films.


  • [Space fact 9] It takes Neptune 165 Earth years to orbit the sun.


  • [Space fact 10] In 2003, during a case involving stolen lunar samples, a federal court set the value of the moon rocks at $50,800 per gram based on how much it cost the U.S. government to retrieve the samples between 1969 and 1972.


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About Space Facts Generator

This space facts generator can generate some interesting space facts for free. These space facts can help you learn some new knowledge and know more about space.

In addition to space facts, you can also generate many other types of random facts, such as game, war, people, language, planets, etc. we have collected more than 12000 interesting facts, which are divided into dozens of categories. You can generate specified categories and a specified number of facts. Many facts are marked with the source, which can help you further verify and mine new content.

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