THE RED PLANET

>The Hottest, Cool Planet There Is<

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Mars, or the 'Red Planet', as it is sometimes known, has a dusty, rocky surface and a thin atmosphere. It has relatively calm conditions and is in close proximity to earth for only a short, 4 month travel time.

Fun Facts

  • Mars is nicknamed the red planet because it is covered with rust-like dust. Even the atmosphere is a pinkish red, colored by tiny particles of dust thrown up from the surface.

  • Mars experiences violent dust storms which continually change its surface.
  • Mars has many massive volcanoes and is home to Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in our solar system, it stands 21km high and is 600km across the base.
  • Mars has 2 moons, Phobos and Deimos.
  • Mars has a very thin atmosphere made mostly of carbon dioxide. It is not thick enough to trap the sun's heat like Venus, so the planet is very cold. Temperatures range from -120 Degrees Celsius on winter nights to 25 Degrees Celsius in the summer.
  • Mars is named after the Roman god of war, Mars
  • Mars has many channels, plains and canyons on the surface which could have been caused by water erosion in the past.
  • Mars has very weak gravity which cannot hold onto the atmosphere well.
  • The polar ice caps consist of frozen Co2 (dry ice) which lies over a layer of ice.
  • Mars is the 4th plant from the sun
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Read below for Fun Activities!

* {} Is the abbreviation for our unit of money, zans. *


* pronunciation {}4.73 four zans and seventy three zens

* {}1.00 zans= $2.61 earth dollars *

>Olympus Mons Eruption<

Monday, Nov. 9th, 3:30pm

Mars, Milky Way Galaxy

Come Visit to watch this amazing volcano erupt right in front of your very own eyes!

*come at your own risk*


Single Adult~ {}37.61

Single Child~ {}24.15

Family (two adults two kids)~ {}176.53

Seniors ~ {}27.84

>Mission Phobos<

Thursday, Oct. 29th, 9am

Phobos Mars, Milky Way Galaxy

Lets go on a trip in our favorite rocket ship! We will be zooming through the sky all the way to our moon, Phobos!



Single Adult~ {}43.59

Single Child~ {}29.36

Family (two adults two kids)~ {}134.77

Seniors ~ {}32.72

>4th OF JULY ROVER BASH<

Monday, July 4th 2016 at 9pm

Mars, Milky Way Galaxy

Come and help search for our beloved land rover! Then, sit down and stare at Earth through a telescope and watch the sky light up with fireworks!

*fireworks not permitted on mars*


Single Adult~ {}29.67

Single Child~ {}17.42

Family (two adults two kids)~ {}91.53

Seniors ~ {}21.24