By Sadia Afridi
How far is mars from the sun?
Mars is 227.9 million km ( kilometer s ).
Facts About Mars
Mars is the fourth planet from the sun and last of the terrestrial planets . Like the rest of the planets in the solar system (except Earth), Mars is named after a mythological figure - the Roman god of war. In addition to its official name, Mars is sometimes called the Red Planet because of the brownish-red color of its surface. Mars is the second smallest planet in the solar system behind Mercury.