Which will happen first: Would she die due to lack of oxygen/suffocation or due to lack of pressure/boiling bodily fluids?

  • $\begingroup$ Looks nigh-identical to space.stackexchange.com/questions/31508/…, and is just as much a dupe of space.stackexchange.com/questions/4026/… $\endgroup$ Commented Nov 19, 2018 at 5:28
  • $\begingroup$ I think they will die because of boil-off of the bodily fluid first because on average humans can survive about 1 to 1.5 mins without oxygen. But because of less pressure the arteries will burst and the body will stop functioning. $\endgroup$
    – Amar
    Commented Nov 19, 2018 at 5:30
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    $\begingroup$ @Amar Unconsciousness due to no pressure happens much quicker. The Columbia astronatus were all unconscious 15 seconds after the depressurization. $\endgroup$
    – peterh
    Commented Nov 19, 2018 at 6:02
  • $\begingroup$ The questions wording makes it sound like her earth clothes are wearing a spacesuit $\endgroup$
    – Innovine
    Commented Nov 19, 2018 at 6:03
  • $\begingroup$ @peterh, That's what I was trying to say, they will die because of low pressure than oxygen considering they just set foot on Mars. What do you mean by "significant difference if the astronaut is male or female"? The biological things are almost same isn't it? $\endgroup$
    – Amar
    Commented Nov 19, 2018 at 7:02


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