SpacePlace: Kid-Friendly Planets
Animated cartoon GIF of Mars. Link to Spaceplace.
Animated cartoon GIF of Uranus. Link to Spaceplace.

Our solar system is home to eight amazing planets. Some are small and rocky; others are big and gassy. Some are so hot that metals would melt on the surface. Others are freezing cold.

We're learning new things about our neighboring planets all the time. We send spacecraft to take pictures, gather information, and find out more about them.

Do you want to know more about our solar system's eight planets? NASA's SpacePlace Kid-Friendly Planet Pages