• Question: could a human ever live in space forever?

    Asked by josip to Simon, Julia, Delma, Andrew, Alex on 17 Dec 2015.
    • Photo: Alexander Finch

      Alexander Finch answered on 17 Dec 2015:

      Sure, but they’d require resupplies of food, water air and spare parts.

      I think there would be some bad health effects though. No gravity for such a long time would make your body weak and after a few years you might not even be able to come back to Earth!