The second planet from the sun. Venus orbits the sun every 225 days at an average distance of 67 million miles (108 million kilometers). Venus comes closer to Earth than any other planet.Venus rotates slowly on its axis in a clockwise direction, which which astronomers call a "retrograde" rotation because…

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Water on MarsThursday January 28, 2016

Water on Mars

Did you see the recent announcement from NASA (America’s space agency) about finding evidence of water on Mars? Scientists have long thought that there may have been water on this desert planet in the past, but these latest images taken…

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