Hooked On... Space
Hooked On... Space

Hooked On... Space

Hooked On... Space

How much do you know about the final frontier?

Space is full of stars, planets, moons, black holes, and more, and we are learning more every day. Water was recently found on Mars, a huge discovery that creates more questions than it answers! Take a huge leap forward into space exploration with these fun facts.

Did you know? Space

  1. The surface of Venus is almost entirely volcanic. More than 1,600 volcanoes have been identified, more than any other planet in the solar system.
  2. Earth is twice as likely to be hit by something we don’t know, like an asteroid, than by something we do.
  3. Larger than the planet Mercury, Ganymede is the largest moon in the solar system. Its diameter is 3,272 miles, and it is the only moon in the solar system known to have a significant magnetic field, meaning its core likely contains liquid iron.
  4. The amount of sunlight Uranus receives is only 0.25 percent of that reaching Earth.
  5. The Hubble Space Telescope is so sensitive that if two candles were placed 6.5 feet apart about 7,000 miles away, it would see them both separately. 

DK books for the space lover

My Best Pop-up Space Book

The Planets
DK Eyewitness Books: Space Exploration
The Practical Astronomer

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Space! Space!

From the publishers of the award-winning Knowledge Encyclopedia comes Space!Truly encyclopedic in scope and Read more

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My Best Pop-up Space Book My Best Pop-up Space Book

Designed for toddlers ages 3-5, My Best Pop-Up Space Book is a child's first guide to the universe. Starting Read more

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The Planets The Planets

Featuring all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency, The Planets is Read more

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DK Eyewitness Books: Space Exploration DK Eyewitness Books:

The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look Read more

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The Practical Astronomer The Practical Astronomer

For anyone who's ever looked at the night sky and wanted to know more about the galaxy around them, The Read more

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