Check out our 10 Facts About Mercury #Infographic! http://astronomyisawesome.com/infographics/10-facts-about-mercury/ With #Mercury being the closest planet to the Sun, it’s very difficult to send spacecraft there to visit it, gather information and relay that back to us here on Earth. Nonetheless, we compiled all we know into this awesome infographic!
Alan Shepard Jr., the first US astronaut who blasted off into space was born today 11-18 in 1923. He was part of the famed Mercury 7 so many older and middle Boomer kids followed so closely. He passed in 1998.
Hey kids you wanna see some sweet pics?
Not sure how truthful these are, but if they are true that's pretty awesome.