As of 2021, humans have not traveled beyond low Earth orbit since the Apollo 17 lunar mission in December 1972. Currently, the United States, Russia, and China are the only countries with public or commercial human spaceflight-capable programs.

Are there any human bodies in space?

Human remains are generally not scattered in space so as not to contribute to space debris. Remains are sealed until the spacecraft burns up upon re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere or they reach their extraterrestrial destinations.

How many humans are in space right now?

There are currently 11 people in space right now.

What happens to a human in space?

The vacuum of space will pull the air from your body. So if there’s air left in your lungs, they will rupture. Oxygen in the rest of your body will also expand. You’ll balloon up to twice your normal size, but you won’t explode.

Has anyone been in outer space?

As of July 20, 2021, a total of 574 people from 41 countries have gone into space according to the FAI criterion (587 people have qualified when including the US Department of Defense classification).

How cold is space?

According to data from the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) satellite, the temperature of space is 2.725K (2.725 degrees above absolute zero).

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