• Moiya McTier

Astronomy Fun Fact #95

As of 2019, the heaviest thing humans have ever launched into space is the Saturn V rocket, which carried the Apollo Lunar Module.

Saturn V itself was more than 350 long and weighed more than 6,500,000 pounds! And it was powerful enough to carry an additional 300,000 pounds with it into space!

That's a HUGE rocket, and we haven't launched anything that large since 1969

11 views1 comment

Recent Posts

See All

Astronomy Fun Fact #100!

Alright, friends. Here it is, my 100th and final astronomy fun fact! And what better topic to end on than the ultimate fate of the universe? Scientists more or less agree that the universe started wit

Astronomy Fun Fact #99

Astronomy is often viewed as an unnecessary science because people think astronomy research doesn't directly affect people's lives. Astronomers don't develop medicines, unravel the mysteries of brain