The light we currently see from the North Star was actually emitted more than 430 years ago.
Due to extreme atmospheric conditions, it actually rains diamonds on Neptune and Uranus.
Russia is just a little bigger than Pluto. It is little over 17 million square kilometers, while the Solar System's smallest planet comes in at around 16.6 million.
Pluto will complete its first full orbit since its discovery on Monday, March 23rd 2178.
Switzerland is planning to launch a 'janitor' satellite to collect 370,000 pieces of space junk.
Space junk is an ongoing problem for the world's space administrations as decades worth of satellite launches and space missions have filled the Earth's orbit with trash such as fuel tanks, lost tools and parts of derelict satellites.
In order to combat this growing hazard and to avoid potentially devastating collisions, the Swiss Space Center at EPFL has launched CleanSpace One, a project to develop and build the first installment of satellites designed specifically to clean up space debris.