By Mayra Silva

10 Facts about Mars

  • Mars is home to the tallest mountain in the Solar System.
  • Mars has the largest dust storm in the Solar System.
  • Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun.
  • The second smallest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury.
  • Mars has massive volcanoes.
  • Mars has very weak gravity.
  • The average temperature in Mars is -81 F ( -61 Celsius ).


What is Mars temperature? -81 F ( -61 C )

How many moons does Mars have? There are 2 moons on Mars.

What types of clothing would humans have to wear to survive? They will need the protection of a full body suit. It must be flexible to allow them to work.

What other conditions on the planet are harmful to humans? There is no air on Mars, so you would quickly pass out, and expire a couple minutes later from lack of oxygen.