• Question: what would happen if you took water into space

    Asked by metacloud to Steve, Shefali, Kevin, Katie, Floris, Delma on 11 Jan 2016.
    • Photo: Steve Price

      Steve Price answered on 11 Jan 2016:

      Let’s say you have some water in a sealed container and during your space walk you opened the container. As we are surrounded by a vacuum, the water would boil and the molecules of water would be dispersed in space. Space is a BIG place.