Planet mars is also included in the rocky planet as well as the earth. Planet mars included into the inner planet. The arrangement of land on planet Mars is almost the same as the earth, so it can be said that the planet Mars can be inhabited and enter into the habitable zone. In the planet Mars has ever been called lake that has dried millions of years ago, from the latest information NASA said that there will be an expedition to live on Mars with 100,000 volunteers to be dispatched to Mars.
5 Facts About Mars
NASA’s planetary explorer, Curiosity just landed on Mars on Sunday night. This planet’s neighboring planet has been the main object of space exploration for decades.
The reasons for the extraterrestrial explorations to the planet are partly due to the climate of 3.5 billion years ago, believed to be warm and wet like the earth in the early days.
But there are other facts about the planet. Here are five other facts of Mars as reported by the Associated Press,
Another name Mars is the Red Planet. The reason for the use of the name is the scene on this planet. Mars looks red-rusted because of its rich iron dust.
2. Weight So Light
Gravity on Mars is only about 38 percent compared to gravity on Earth. This can make the body weight of the people who are there so much lighter than on Earth. For example, you have a weight of 150 kilograms on Earth, on Mars there, your weight will be reduced to 57 pounds.
3. Hot and Cold
The temperature on Mars can vary from hot to very cold. On the equator line, the temperature of the Mars bus is 80 degrees while the pole temperature can reach minus 199 degrees.
4. Different Air
The atmosphere on Mars is different from Earth. The atmosphere of the Red Planet is composed largely of carbon dioxide with little nitrogen and argon. Meanwhile, the Earth’s atmosphere is a mixture of nitrogen, oxygen and other gases.
5. Longer Day
One day on Mars is different from Earth. One day on the red planet is about 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth.