The Earth is spinning at about 1,000 MPH while it obits around the Sun, a unimpressive star, at about 67,000 MPH.
Category: The Universe
Facts about the galaxy, space, and the universe
It would take a car traveling at 100 mph nearly 30 million years to reach our nearest star.
The sun’s warming rays travel 93 million miles to reach earth.
Halley’s Comet will next appear in 2061.
Any space vehicle must move at a rate of 7 miles per second in order to escape the earth’s gravitational pull.