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Wednesday, 28 February 2024
13 facts about Deimos
13 facts about Deimos
A smaller moon of Mars
Deimos is a smaller and more distant Martian moon. Its diameter is only 12.4 km, although it is difficult to talk about the diameter in the case of su ...

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Moon
The density of the Moon is on average 3346,4 kg/m3.
It is therefore the second densest moon in the Solar System, second only to the moon Io.
Cosmos
It is difficult to estimate the approximate number of stars in space.
According to the simples calculation taking into account the number of galaxies and the average numb ...
NASA
The Space Shuttle program launched on April 12th, 1981, was the fourth crewed program in NASA's history.
It launched a total of 135 missions and was the first program to reuse a spacecraft. Its main goal w ...
Silver
Silver occurs in nature in its native form (a rare mineral consisting mainly of metallic silver), along with sulfur, arsenic, antimony and chlorine.
It is also found in the ores: argentite (a rare mineral from the sulfide group), chlorargyrite (a ve ...
Liver
Liver produces bile.
It allows to digest fats and proteins. It is also essential to regulating blood glucose.
NASA
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration agency was established on July 29th, 1958 by president Dwight Eisenhower.
It was a response to the launch of a Soviet artificial satellite Sputnik 1 in 1957.
Deimos
The composition of Deimos is very similar to that of C- and D-type asteroids.
Ganymede
The density of the moon is relatively low and amounts to 1.9 g/cm³.
NASA
The most memorable mission of Project Mercury was Freedom 7.
The liftoff took place on May 5th, 1961. It allowed Alan Shepard Jr. to go down in history as the fi ...
Milky Way
In addition to the stellar halo, our galaxy is also surrounded by a halo made of hot gas, which is much more extensive than the stellar halo.
Its temperature is from 1 million to 2.5 million degrees Celsius and it extends for hundreds of thou ...