Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how long you’d survive on each planet in our solar system

Spoiler: Your best option is Earth

Topics: Earth, Space, Venus, Solar System, sun, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, mercury,

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how long you'd survive on each planet in our solar systemNeil deGrasse Tyson explains how long you'd survive on each planet (Credit: Screenshot from Business Insider)

Scientists have found Earth-like exoplanets in the vast reaches of space including Gliese 832c and Kepler-186f — distant solar systems orbiting faraway stars. And scientists continue to search for habitable planets and intelligent life (much to the chagrin of Ken Ham).

But what about the other celestial bodies in our own solar system? What would happen if humans tried to live there? Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down how long a person would last on each planet of our solar system — without a space suit and oxygen. Watch below from Business Insider:

 

Sarah Gray is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on innovation. Follow @sarahhhgray or email sgray@salon.com.

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