Uranus

Uranus – Space Videos

...Space Facts Quick Facts Uranus is named after the Greek god of the sky, Ouranus. It is the only planet to be named after a Greek god rather than a...
Mars

Mars – Space Videos

...Space Facts Quick Facts Mars is named after the Roman god of war. It is also called the red planet because the rich iron oxide, or rust, on its surface...
Supermassive black hole by NASA

Black Holes – Space Videos

...Space Facts Quick Facts A black hole is a region of space which has such strong gravity that nothing can escape it – not even the fastest thing in the...

The Sun – Space Videos

...Space Facts The Sun is featured in the following books: The Sun, Our Star for Early Readers 101 Facts... The Solar System 101 Facts... STARS! 101 Facts.. Space   The Sun is the only star...
Neptune

Neptune – Space Videos

...Space Facts Quick Facts Neptune is the farthest planet from the Sun. As a result, it takes 165 Earth years for Neptune to make a complete orbit around the Sun. Neptune...
Pluto

Beyond Neptune – Space Videos

...Space Facts Quick Facts The region of the Solar System beyond the planets or specifically beyond the orbit of Neptune is called the Kuiper Belt. It consists of small bodies...
Artist’s impression of the surface_of_the dwarf planet Makemake

Dwarf Planets – Space Videos

...Space Facts Quick Facts When Pluto was discovered in 1930, it was considered the ninth planet in the Solar System. In 2006, however, it was reclassified as the first dwarf...
venus

Venus – Space Videos

...Space Facts   Quick Facts Venus is the second closest planet to the Sun. Its orbital period lasts approximately 224 days. Venus can be seen clearly from Earth. In fact, it...

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