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How Long Could A Human Being Survive Naked In Space?

Amazingly, it is much more than you think!

image: Woman Between The Stars, by Chirila Corina at fineartamerica.com

Let’s look at the problems. First, the vacuum: it wouldn’t do much good to hold your breath, assuming you knew you would be “teleported” naked to orbit. This is because the air tends to expand when it meets regions with less pressure (remember the ears “popping” when we go up the mountain?), And when we…

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Juliano Righetto

Juliano Righetto

“We are nearsighted because we are brief.” Actor, Screenwriter, Author, Top Writer 2019 and 2020 on Quora in Portuguese with more than 26 million views.