Until we’ve lived there for awhile, we will need to learn practically everything about the new environment we call space, beyond our little blue planet. One of the best ways to learn things is by experimenting. We can certainly do that right now, from where we are.
So, what will we need to know out there? How can we get started learning about the things we’ll need to learn?
Would you like to measure the size of a planet and find out how far away it is? Check out The Size and Distance of the Planets.
There are many, many more avenues to explore, here are some you can start with from Home Science Tools:
What do you think we’ll need to know out there? This is merely a possible starting point and definitely just scratching the surface of the potential.
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