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How hard would it be to live on the Moon?

How hard would it be to live on the Moon?

The basics. Unfortunately, setting up camp on the Moon is much more difficult than sending astronauts there fora few days. Unlike the Apollo astronauts, lunar settlers wouldn’t be able to carry all their rations and resources on their rocket. It would be too heavy.

Who lived on the Moon the longest?

Astronauts Cernan and Schmitt performed the longest single lunar surface excursion at 7 hours, 37 minutes, 22 seconds. They also logged the longest total excursion time on the Moon at 22 hours, 5 minutes, 4 seconds.

Can moon support life?

Potential for Life? The Moon’s weak atmosphere and its lack of liquid water cannot support life as we know it.

Is there any way to live on the Moon?

“The moon has no atmosphere, let alone oxygen,” Zhang said. “In order to live on it, we need to have a way of keeping oxygen on the moon. A bubble dome is the most efficient way of encasing civilization on the moon. It is the best shape to hold air pressure. Civilization inside these domes could be similar to life on the Earth.”

How long can you stay on the Moon?

“So that limits your stay to approximately two months on the surface of the Moon,” he added, once the radiation exposure from the roughly week-long journey there, and week back, is taken into account.

How many people could live on the Moon?

In any case, Landgraf estimated that lunar pioneers wouldn’t need to tap the moon’s water resources for at least the first five to 10 years of settlement; it will be cheap enough to transport water up there and recycle it for the dozen or so humans who are first likely to call moon their home.

Is it possible to survive on the Moon without a spacesuit?

Without holding our breaths, or donning any kind of spacesuit, we can survive for about 80 years… not bad! Unfortunately, Earth’s moon has uninhabitable temperatures. The temperature ranges from -160°C to +120°C, and the surface pressure is around 3 x 10^-15 bar.