How well would the human body stay preserved if it was frozen while pressurized and vacuum sealed before being placed in a crater on the Moon? Would the temperature be more reliably stable on the moon then can be achieved on Earth?

People sometimes choose to be frozen after death, would the moon be a more hospitable climate for frozen bodies?

  • $\begingroup$ The rover could not bury it, it has no mechanical parts for that. It can not move a body, it can not dig. It can only make soil samples. A body would preserve like the bodies on the Mount Everest. $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica Apr 22 '19 at 22:38
  • $\begingroup$ There is no "dark side of the moon"; the moon rotates and all sides of it alternate two weeks of daylight with two weeks of night. $\endgroup$ – Russell Borogove Apr 22 '19 at 23:13
  • $\begingroup$ More stable than what? $\endgroup$ – Organic Marble Apr 22 '19 at 23:26
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    $\begingroup$ @is this better? $\endgroup$ – Muze the good Troll. Apr 22 '19 at 23:28
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    $\begingroup$ There is something fundamental missing from this question. Why would you store a dead body on the moon? Or if I read the body (and not the title) of the question correctly, what is your goal when preserving the body? Later retrieval for scientific analysis? Forensic analysis? having something identifiable to hand back to the corpse's family? $\endgroup$ – Ingolifs Apr 23 '19 at 2:19

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