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16 Mind Blowing facts You didn’t know about International Space Station(ISS)

The International Space Station (ISS) is the habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. Photo Credit NASA 1. The first component of ISS was launched into Earth’s orbit in 1998 and the last pressurised module was fitted in 2011. The ISS was built by the cooperation of five major space agencies –  NASA, RSA, ESA, CSA, and JAXA.  Sixteen countries have contributed to the construction of ISS -United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Russia, Japan, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. 2. The space…

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14 interesting facts about our solar system planets

The solar system includes the Sun and all the objects( including planets, comets, asteroids etc.) that orbit around it due to its gravity. For thousands of years, humans were unaware of the Solar System and believed that Earth was at the center of the Universe. Astronomers and scientists developed a new model that explained the movement of the planets with the Sun at the center of the Solar System. It was formed around 4.6 billion years ago. The vast majority of the system’s mass is in the Sun, with the…

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