Outer Space

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Outer Space

  1. 1. Outer Space
  2. 2. Environmental Conditions <ul><li>No oxygen </li></ul><ul><li>Temp fluctuates --Extreme heat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extreme cold </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No gravity </li></ul><ul><li>Radiation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cosmic rays </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Human Coping <ul><li>No oxygen – unconscious in 15 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Blood/fluids boil – no air pressure / no liquid state </li></ul>
  4. 4. Human Coping Cont. <ul><li>Boiling causes heat loss – Fluids will freeze </li></ul><ul><li>Tissues and organs expand – Boiling of fluids </li></ul>
  5. 5. Body Systems <ul><li>Respiratory – no oxygen </li></ul><ul><li>Nervous - no oxygen gets to brain </li></ul>
  6. 6. Body Systems Cont. <ul><li>Both cause </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unconsciousness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expansion of organs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Muscular - in shade – extreme cold – hypothermia – muscles start to shut down </li></ul>
  7. 7. Special Equipment <ul><li>Space suit </li></ul><ul><li>Space station </li></ul>
  8. 8. Citations <ul><li>Mount Kilimanjaro . Wikipedia. 18 Jan 2008 http:// wikipedia.org/wiki/mount_kilimanjaro </li></ul><ul><li>High – Altitude Illness: How to Avoid It and How to Treat It . 18 Jan 2008. http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home </li></ul><ul><li>Kilimanjaro National Park . GORP. 17 Jan 2008. http:// gorp.away.com/gorp/location/africa/tanzania/home_kili.htm </li></ul><ul><li>How long can a human survive in outer space ? 18 Jan 2008. http://science.howstuffworks.com/questions540.htm </li></ul><ul><li>What's up in space . 20 Jan 2008. http://www.spaceweather.com </li></ul>

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