Mercury is a planet in our Solar System, which is the smallest and nearest to the sun. Mercury goes around the sun fastest of all the planets. Like other planets, Mercury has no moons.
Mercury was named after Roman God messenger. Romans believed that Gods were in charge of everything that happened on earth and their messengers name was Mercury. The Roman messenger mercury had horns in his helmet and had shoes and could travel anywhere at a very fast speed. The planet Mercury also goes around the sun faster than any other planet of the Solar System. According to Indian astrology, Mercury is known as Buddha and governs education, intelligence, speech, self-confidence etc. Continue reading “What is Mercury and where it is located in the Solar System?”
The entire world has been talking about the ‘Mars Mission’. Mars, which is next to earth and 4thplanet from the Sun has been highly and much talked about. While among all this Mars quest, some European scientists in collaboration with Japan decided to think differently and decided to uncover the secrets of another planet which not many talk about- Mercury. Continue reading “BepiColombo Mission Dates, Objectives & Fact Sheet”
Our Solar System is an amazing conglomeration of heavenly bodies, of which the Sun forms the center. But apart from the regular facts everyone has been taught in geography lessons, there is an astounding number of details you may not be aware of. Continue reading “Facts about Our Solar System”
Do you ever wonder how astronauts pee in space? or How bathrooms are at a Space station and want to have a look of Space station bathrooms? Check this Video by Samantha Cristoforetti, ESA Astronaut, shows how astronauts on the International Space Station keep clean.