Fun Fact Friday!

Fun Fact Friday!

The biggest obstacles a human would encounter living on the moon is cosmic radiation. Unlike the Earth, the moon has no atmosphere and no magnetic field. A person on its surface could receive over 400 times the maximum safe dosage of heavy ion radiation, enough to be fatal within ten hours, even in a spacesuit.

From the TED-Ed Lesson What would it be like to live on the moon? – Alex Gendler

Animation by Allen Laseter