The Solar System

Our solar system is located in the Local Bubble near the inner edge of the Orion Arm of the Milky Way galaxy. It orbits the center of the galaxy clockwise at a 60° angle every 200-250 million years. See also space exploration missions and upcoming space launches to the solar system.

Solar System Events

The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever.

- Konstantin Tsiolkovsky