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That said, skin is effectively protecting your body, and ''itself''
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That said, skin is effectively protecting your body, and makes your body fairly gas-tight,
is fine with being in space - it's what inside that isn't.
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and is somewhat fine with being in space - it's what inside that isn't.
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(which is why at low pressure, a compression suit (counteracting the expansion) goes a long way).
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So while it will be very uncomfortable, none of that is likely to kill you, and if exposure is quite short may not even cause permanent damage.
 
So while it will be very uncomfortable, none of that is likely to kill you, and if exposure is quite short may not even cause permanent damage.

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Oxygen

Nitrogen

Gases, expansion, and ebullism

Bloodflow

Skin

Freezing

Immediate damage

Heat

So what's the verdict?

What happens on the longer term?