Have you ever looked up at the night sky and caught yourself wondering how many stars are there?
Or how many people have been on the Moon? How long did they stay?Maybe you want to know what is the biggest, or fastest, thing we discovered so far?
Do you know which man-made object is currently farthest from Earth?
Space is really, really big. (“Not as big as yo mama!” is heard somewhere in the background). Naturally, that means that there is a mind-boggling amount of interesting and awe-inspiring stuff that we have discovered about it.
Some of the facts you can find here are so unbelievable, you could almost swear that somebody’s messing with you!
But I assure you, we are not. The universe is crazy enough that it really doesn’t need our help in that department.
The greatest of unknowns, space is far vaster than we can comprehend, and filled with phenomenon we barely understand. While we’ve been watching the heavens in awe for millennia, space exploration and discovery only began in earnest in the mid 20th century. Yet even what are no doubt our primitive findings still point at a universe more incredible than we ever thought.
Lets look at 50 incredible facts about space You Didn’t Know!