Mars is the fourth planet from the sun, and the seventh largest.



  • A orbit around the Sun is 687 Earth days.
  • A day is 25 hours long.
  • Mars has 2 ice caps.
  • 2 moons orbit Mars.


  • Mars is most like the Earth.
  • Mars' moons may be old asteroids.
  • Mars is red, thanks to iron rich soil.
  • The Ice is not ice, but Carbon Dioxide or Dry Ice.
  • Olympus Mons sticks up at over 88,000 feet high. 3X higher than Everest!