This Week in Space

Aug 19th 2022

This Week in Space 25

A Beginner's Guide to Dying in Space

Hosted by Rod Pyle
Co-Hosted by Geoffrey Notkin
Bill Tarver, NASA Flight Surgeon
New episodes posted every Friday.
Guests: Dr. Bill Tarver
Category: News

Dr. Bill Tarver joins Rod Pyle and Geoff Notkin on This Week in Space to discuss loss of life. Whether during launch, an extended journey, or on the Moon, Mars, or in orbit, there will be human casualties. How will we deal with a death in space? What do you do with a body you might not be able to return to Earth? Do we set them adrift like a burial at sea or stuff them into a refrigerator for later? Great conversation with Tarver covering this topic and more.

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