Did you know that Mars holds the largest mountain in the world? It is 3 times the size of Mount Everest. Mars is the fourth planet from the sun. It is the second most inhabitable planet in the solar system. It is similar in a few ways to earth such as, the planet isn’t too hot or too cold and many more.
Mars was named by an ancient Roman God of war, the reason why it is called Mars is because it resembles the color of blood. The Mars color is called a Bloody red.
Mars is also known as the red planet because it is made out of iron-rich dust which gives its landscape rusty-red color.
Did you also know that Mars actually has two moons? The names of these moons are Phobos, and Deimos. Phobos is a bit bigger than Deimos and orbits only 6,000km above the Martian surface. Phobos orbits around Mars about 3 times a day while the more distant Deimos takes around 30-35 hours for each orbit.
I hope after reading this information report you learned a few facts about our amazing and interesting planet, Mars. Who knows, we may even end up living there one day.