10 Interesting Facts About Mars

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Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun. Named after the Roman god of war, and often described as the “Red Planet” due to its reddish appearance. Human beings will begin going to Mars really soon. Here are some interesting facts about our next home.


1
Over 100,000 people have applied for a one-way trip to colonize Mars in 2022.

2
On Mars, sunsets are blue.

3
Mars has the tallest known mountain on a planet of our Solar System, with a height of 22 km (14 mi).

4
On its one-year anniversary, the NASA's Curiosity Rover sang the “Happy Birthday” tune to itself on Mars.

5
In 1997, three men from Yemen tried to sue NASA for invading Mars, claiming they had inherited it from their ancestors 3,000 years ago.

6
The soil on Mars is particularly good for growing asparagus.

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http://google.com/mars offers visible imagery view, infrared and elevation views of the planet Mars.

8
Scientists want to introduce global warming on Mars to make life habitable for colonization.

9
Mars has a flag. It was designed by a NASA engineer.

10
Mars does not have a magnetic field.