How safe would it be to visit the Moon?
- choko_canyonLv 76 months agoFavorite Answer
Well, no one who has ever visited the Moon so far has ever died there, so you can probably figure it would be reasonably safe with the proper equipment, right?
- 3 months ago
Ha , how dumb can you be..
- Anonymous3 months ago
I ****** your mother last night in the ass, mouth, and vagina.
- PhillipLv 55 months ago
It is not a safe trip to take, but it is very possible to do. One of the problems when on the moon is the dust. That stuff gets in everything, including the joints in your spacesuit, and wears them out quickly. That is one of the reasons it is foolhardy to think in terms of a permanent base on the moon with current technologies. Better to put it on a platform at one of the LaGrangian points.
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- marsLv 76 months ago
Quite safe. The crime-rate is very low.
- FredLv 56 months ago
Transfer to, and temporary visits to the Earth's Moon have never been safe, and never will be!
- Ronald 7Lv 76 months ago
With all the right equipment. pretty safe
No pending disasters like Tornadoes or Tidal Waves
Not much traffic either
But watch out for Psychotic Reindeer when they get spaced out on Goofballs !!
- daniel gLv 76 months ago
All 12 that tried it survived if that is what you mean. 3 had a very close call that is hard to fathom they survived.
(avoid full moons)
There is risk visiting your neighbor across the street, but looking both ways first has prevented fatalities.
- StarryskyLv 76 months ago
Leaving Earth is dangerous. Aircraft crash all the time.
Leaving the atmosphere is at least 10X as dangerous. Virgin Galactic and others spending millions to make it safe enough to have a few minutes up in a vacuum and weightless with live passengers.
Getting to orbit uses huge rockets costing hundreds of millions and is at least 10X again more dangerous. Spending any time in space station costs more tens of millions and could mean death quickly by many factors. Just getting back to Earth safely is a real challenge.
Leaving Earth area and orbiting the Moon costs billions, is another 100X as dangerous--you will be gone almost a week and sun storm radiation could kill, equipment could fail, and entering Earth atmosphere will be at tremendous speed.
Landing on moon and walking around for a few minutes is another 10X as dangerous, and costs almost double as just orbiting. Getting back to command ship alive is not very easy at all.
And in all the trips, the surroundings are about being stuck in front seat of a large sedan, or in a station that is like a fair sized apartment. In a space suit, you are packed like a sardine. And in all those places, nothing smells very good at all, you might be nauseous, and the food is not great. I can't imagine how much fun it isn't to use the toilet, even if there is one.Source(s): Been watching space progress since early 1958. Being in cockpit of a Navy F4 fighter/bomber and doing carrier landings 51 years ago was more than dangerous enough for me. Met and talked with astronauts when they visited planetariums where I worked.
- vulcan_alexLv 76 months ago
With proper engineering quite safe.