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20 Reasons To Be Legitimately Terrified Of Space

The sky is dark and full of terrors.

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3. In space, WATER STARTS FIRES.

phys.org

When supercritical water (water compressed to a pressure of 217 atmospheres and heated above 373 degrees Celsius) is mixed with organic material, oxidation takes place - a kind of burning without flames.

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7. Even thinking about the scale of space will make you nauseous.

NASA, ESA, E. Sabbi (STScI)

Space itself is inconceivably large, but so are the different things that are inside it. From planets to solar systems, trying to understand just how big things are will make you start to feel a bit sick.

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11. Black Holes. The Dementors of the sky.

Wikipedia Commons / Via en.wikipedia.org

In short, a black hole prevents anything, including LIGHT, from escaping its horrifying clutches. It even has a "event horizon" that literally has a "point of no return." NOPE.

12. Where is your faithful friend, gravity?

NASA / Via spaceflight.nasa.gov

Gravity on Mars is just a third of what it is on Earth. Your bone and muscle would deteriorate and after a while your body wouldn’t be able to cope with normal Earth conditions anymore.

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13. How are you supposed to keep track of TIME?

Sweetie187 on Flickr / Via Flickr: 58782395@N03

If you can't see the sun, WTF time is it? When are you? How long have you been floating aimlessly in this never-ending nightmare of uncertainty? Sure, you'll eventually age, but when is lunch??

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18. What do you even do in space?

NASA

Unless you have a sweet ride like The Enterprise, how are you supposed to pass the time? Sure, you can stargaze, but how long before that gets old? STARS DON'T EVEN TWINKLE IN SPACE.