Gravity and Space
Terms associated with the effects of gravity in space
Basic facts about the planets
International Space Station (ISS)
The International Space Station (ISS) is the largest, most expensive single object in space made by humans so far...
The Planets: Earth
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the largest of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets.
The Solar System: The Sun
The Sun is the star at the center of our solar system and by far the largest object in the solar system
The Planets: Jupiter
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System. Juno is a NASA mission launched from Cape Canaveral on August 5, 2011 arriving at Jupiter July 4, 2016
The Planets: Pluto
Pluto, once considered the ninth and most distant planet from the sun, is now the largest known dwarf planet in the solar system. In 2006, Pluto was reclassified as a dwarf planet, a change widely thought of as a demotion.
The Planets: Uranus
Uranus [yoor-uh-nuh s] is the seventh planet from the Sun. It’s barely visible to the naked eye, and is the first planet discovered with the use of a telescope.
The Planets: Saturn
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter. Cassini–Huygens is an unmanned spacecraft sent to study the planet Saturn. The probe arrived at Saturn in 2004.
The Planets: Mars
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun. Presently, information is being relayed from nine active probes on or in-orbit around Mars, including six orbiters and two rovers. Recently, Europe's ExoMars mission landed on Mars on October 19th 2016.