1. Mars is also referred to as the Red Planet.

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2. Mars is named after the Roman god of war.

3. Mars has 2 moons called Deimos and Phobos.

4. Mars is smaller than Earth with a diameter of 4217 miles.

5. A day on Mars lasts 24 hours and 37 minutes.

6. The biggest crater on Mars is Borealis Basin.

7. There is no evidence of life on Mars.

6. The Valles Marineris canyon on Mars is the largest in our solar system.