30 Space Myths We Should All Stop Believing

Humans Explode In Space

23. Humans Explode In Space

So, if you’ve watched many Sci-Fi movies in which humans explode the second they come into contact with space, then we would like to tell you that what you thought was a fact is actually a myth. It is possible for humans to survive for just about 30 seconds before the lack of oxygen kills you off naturally.

A human body will actually expand when subjected to space but it’s the human skin that ensures that we don’t burst like a balloon in the first place. Blood circulation will stop eventually.

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