I would like to know if NASA, SpaceX, or another space agency, has plans to include one or more tanning beds inside their spacecrafts for journeys to other planets, whether those planets are located within our solar system or are located in other solar systems.

I have wondered if it has been discussed at one of these space agencies at some point in the past concerning whether some astronauts would like to have the option to maintain their tan during their journey to other planets. Or, if it is necessary that all the astronauts hibernate throughout the journey, that once they wake from hibernation, some of them may like to spend some time in a tanning bed to restore their tan before beginning their assigned duties.

Does NASA, SpaceX, or another space agency have any plans to include a tanning bed(s) inside their spacecrafts?

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    $\begingroup$ Can you explain why an astronaut would want to "maintain their tan"? Deliberate exposure to UV in tanning beds increase the risk of skin cancer. Oral vitamin D supplements reduce the overall risk of cancer, so UV exposure is a counterproductive way of supplementing vitamin D. $\endgroup$
    – Woody
    Sep 17 at 15:46
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    $\begingroup$ PS - human hibernation is strictly fictional. $\endgroup$ Sep 17 at 18:29
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    $\begingroup$ As of today, I don't think they have found a viable way to protect astronauts from radiation, so I would guess that ways to subject them to even more radiation is low on the list of priorities. $\endgroup$ Sep 17 at 19:30
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    $\begingroup$ Can't you just open the window? $\endgroup$ Sep 17 at 19:41
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    $\begingroup$ I can confirm sightings of NASA hair and nail salons, but no tanning salons to date. i.imgur.com/jzzaABg.jpg (from eclectichouston.com/infinity.htm) $\endgroup$ Sep 17 at 23:06


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