10. Neptune (Tangaroa): a gas giant

Did you know?

  • <p>Neptune (Tangaroa) is a gas giant, just like Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus but it's the smallest of the group. Neptune's diameter is approximately 49,500km.</p><p>Neptune is a very windy planet. The wind speeds recorded on Neptune have reached as high as 2,100 km/h. That’s more than five times faster than the fastest wind speed recorded on Earth.</p>

Wanna be an astronaut?

NASA looking for NZ interns

September 2018

"The word is out: Nasa wants four Kiwi students to join their team.

The New Zealand Space Agency is teaming up with the US space organisation to find high-achieving tertiary students keen to participate in their international internship programme.

It's a "highly competitive programme" with just five weeks open to apply but if successful, the New Zealand representatives will work alongside experts in Nasa's United States research facilities in California.

Read more here:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/107153122/nasa-looking-for-new-zealands-best-and-brightest-students-to-join-their-internship-programme

Will Smith calls the Space Station

  • Will Smith calls THE SPACE STATION!!

Space joke

Q: What time do astronauts eat?

A: At launch time.