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Originally posted by Zarniwoop
Even if the moon has a breathable atmosphere, NASA says "don't take off that space suit"...
Can you tell me why an astonaut turns to dust if they take their suit off while on the moon?
I believe the answer has to do with equilibrium thermodynamics. There is no water in the Moon's (almost non-existent) atmosphere and so the water would get sucked out of the astronaut's unsuited body in an effort to even out the water vapour pressure over the Moon's surface. Since there is so little water in the astronaut's body compared to Moon surface, the water leaves the body very quickly and very completely, leaving behind dry dust.
Originally posted by Matyas
No doubt Zorgon is still waiting on that transport, and I have seen enough theories to last several lifetimes!
And they all have merit!
Originally posted by VType
Wow quite a bit of centralised imagery you are compiling undo. And thanks for the use of it. I too have been trying to save my Nasa clementine moon imagery as well as some early 60's encylopidia Moon images as I want to see if these have ever been or redoctored in the future for comparisons. This Whole process of images and factual info is a Great Work indeed and you get my Way Above vote for these efforts.
Thanks again Mr Lear,Zorgon,undo and the rest of you as well.
Originally posted by rikriley
John, since many think there is no or little water on or inside the Moon and biological life need water could they be transporting water from Earth? Rik
Originally posted by rikriley is there another process I am not familiar with in seperation?