What happens if you take your suit off on Mars?

Damage to spacesuit or helmet. Depressurization or loss of spacesuit oxygen. Taking off / removing spacesuit or helmet. doing any of these on Mars instead of in space (the air pressure on Mars is pretty close to a vacuum, so the answers here apply for Mars too)
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Can you survive without a suit on Mars?

Mars is perhaps the only other potentially-habitable planet in our solar system, but you still couldn't live there without a space suit. It's relatively cool with an average annual temperature of -60 degrees Celsius, but Mars lacks an Earth-like atmospheric pressure.
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What happens if you take off your space suit?

Without air in your lungs, blood will stop sending oxygen to your brain. You'll pass out after about 15 seconds. 90 seconds after exposure, you'll die from asphyxiation. It's also very cold in space.
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Can astronauts take their suits off in space?

The temperature and humidity are controlled, so that, the astronauts can live comfortably. Therefore, except for the orange flight suits that are worn during launch and reentry, the astronauts do not need any special clothes. The astronauts dress in the same manner that we on Earth do.
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What happens if you fart in a space suit?

Speaking to tech blog, Geekadelphia, he explained: "If you fart...the gas stays right there. It doesn't go anywhere. "It hovers right around there.” Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA, assured Quora readers that "it happens."
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How do you poop in a space suit?

To poop, astronauts used thigh straps to sit on the small toilet and to keep a tight seal between their bottoms and the toilet seat. It didn't work very well and was hard to keep clean. So in 2018, NASA spent $23 million on a new and improved toilet for astronauts on the International Space Station.
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Does aging stop in space?

You'd think that might even out, but actually their velocity time dilation has a bigger effect than their gravitational time dilation, so astronauts end up aging slower than people on Earth.
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What does space smell like?

A succession of astronauts have described the smell as '… a rather pleasant metallic sensation ... [like] ... sweet-smelling welding fumes', 'burning metal', 'a distinct odour of ozone, an acrid smell', 'walnuts and brake pads', 'gunpowder' and even 'burnt almond cookie'.
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Would you age quicker on Mars?

Humans taking the 40 million mile trip to Mars may age faster than people remaining on Earth, according to scientists, who are hunting for a way to stop it happening.
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How much time on Earth is 1 hour in space?

The first planet they land on is close to a supermassive black hole, dubbed Gargantuan, whose gravitational pull causes massive waves on the planet that toss their spacecraft about. Its proximity to the black hole also causes an extreme time dilation, where one hour on the distant planet equals 7 years on Earth.
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What would happen if you opened your helmet in space?

Contrary to popular science fiction, you won't freeze instantly and your eyeballs won't explode but you will become aware of the spit on your tongue boiling away, as well as your sweat. On the whole, you'll experience a kind of fizzy feeling – almost like drinking a carbonated drink.
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Does blood boil in space?

First, the good news: Your blood won't boil. On Earth, liquids boil at a lower temperature when there's less atmospheric pressure; outer space is a vacuum, with no pressure at all; hence the blood boiling idea.
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Is Mars cold or hot?

Is Mars red hot? Mars may look hot, but don't let its color fool you -- Mars is actually pretty cold! In orbit, Mars is about 50 million miles farther away from the Sun than Earth. That means it gets a lot less light and heat to keep it warm.
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Why would your blood boil on Mars?

For example, like Earth, Mars has seasons, meaning seasonal changes in its atmosphere and weather. But the Martian atmosphere is much thinner than Earth's, meaning atmospheric pressure is so low that the blood of any unprotected visitor would boil.
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How long would I survive on Jupiter?

Jupiter: Being a gaseous planet, Jupiter would make for a uniquely uncomfortable life. On — or in? — this enormous planet, "you would descend forever into the gaseous atmosphere until you're crushed by the pressure of the planet's layers."
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Can someone hear you scream in space?

That infamous tag line from 1979's Alien, “In space no one can hear you scream.” No one can hear you because the audible sound waves from that scream can't pass through space.
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Is space completely silent?

OK so wait, is space completely silent or not? While space is more silent than you could ever imagine, it's not completely devoid of sound. Sound waves cannot travel through space, but there are some infinitesimally small regions where sound can exist, under very specific conditions.
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How much do astronauts get paid?

The pay grades for civilian astronaut candidates are set by federal government pay scales and vary based on academic achievements and experience. According to NASA , civilian astronaut salaries range from $104,898 to $161,141 per year. Here are a few of the benefits offered to civilian astronauts: Health care.
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Do astronauts get paid for life?

According to NASA, civilian astronauts are awarded a pay grade of anywhere from GS-11 to GS-14, so the income range is relatively wide. Starting salaries begin at just over $66,000 a year. Seasoned astronauts, on the other hand, can earn upward of $144,566 a year.
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Do astronauts drink their own pee?

Water is heavy and hard to transport into orbit, which is why the International Space Station is a champion when it comes to recycling. Even astronaut urine is captured and processed to make it drinkable.
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How do astronauts wipe their bum?

Today, astronauts at the International Space Station poop into a little plate-sized toilet hole, and a fan vacuum-sucks their excrement away. A separate funnel equipped with a fan suctions their pee away.
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