6 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Space That Will Make You Go ‘For Real?’

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Space is pretty incredible. Have you ever stopped for a moment to think about this bizarre place that is right above our heads?

The sheer vastness of it, undiscovered planets, mysterious moons, strange phenomena that are literally out of this world, trillions upon trillions of objects within billions of galaxies in this universe that is almost incomprehensible to the human mind.

A scene from ‘Hubble’s Enduring Legacy’.

Space sure sounds like a place that is both frightening yet fascinating. There is a bucket load of things about space that are still unknown to mankind, but we’re getting there, slowly but surely.

1) Space is not that far away

A scene from ‘Hubble’s Enduring Legacy’.

The boundary between Earth’s atmosphere and outer space is known as the Karman line, which lies at an altitude of 100km above sea level. That’s not very far away because technically, if you could drive your car upwards, you’d be in space in less than an hour!

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