30 Space Myths We Should All Stop Believing

The Earth Is Flat

27. The Earth Is Flat

The ‘Flat Earth Society’ or ‘Flat Earthers’ believes that the Earth is indeed flat and any attempt to prove otherwise is simply a conspiracy on the part of NASA. Their logic is that if the Earth was indeed round then we would all have fallen off a long time back. The fact that we can walk around without falling off shows that the Earth has a flat surface.

Astronauts however have a different story to tell and often say that one of the most beautiful sights in space is that of the distinct curve that our planet has, which is truly a wonder.

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