What are the moons of Mars?


What are the moons of Mars?


Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun. It has a rocky surface and a thin atmosphere comprised mainly of carbon dioxide. Scientists have found evidence that liquid water once spanned the surface of Mars, and are currently looking into the possibility of water still existing on the planet.

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Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos. Phobos orbits closest to Mars, about 3,700 miles away from the surface. Deimos orbits farther out, about...

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