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What Would Happen To Your Body In Space Without A Suit?
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Key Facts In This Video
In 1965, researchers exposed several dogs to a near-vacuum to study the effects on their bodies. 00:48
Without the presence of air pressure, your bodily fluids would lose heat energy and boil. 01:30
Holding your breath before being launched into space without a suit could rupture your lungs. 03:01