# Is it possible to jump from Moon to Earth?

## Is it possible to jump from Moon to Earth?

No. Moon gravity is about 1/6 of earth gravity, so assuming you can get your body to have the same kinetic energy on the moon as you can on earth, you would only be able to jump 6 times higher than you can on earth.

### Can you jump higher on the moon or Earth?

The Moon’s gravity is weaker than the Earth’s — in fact it is 1/6th as strong as on Earth. When you’re on the Moon, you are 1/6th as heavy. So if you weigh 75 pounds on Earth, you would only weigh about 12 pounds on the Moon. But your muscles are as strong as they are on Earth, so you can jump 6 times farther!

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Can you escape the moon’s gravity by jumping?

No, you can’t escape the Moon’s gravity by jumping. The Moon’s gravity extends to infinity; it does not end or go to zero. And no one can just up with enough energy to achieve Escape Velocity: 2400 m/s (2 miles/sec).

How high can we jump on Earth?

High jump

Name Gravity m/s² Jump height metres
Earth 9.81 0.50
Mars 3.71 1.32
Ceres 0.28 17.49
Jupiter 24.79 0.19

## Can u fall off the moon?

It’s not possible at all. You have to reach lunar escape velocity, and that’s just not going to happen by accident. Pretty much the same as the risk of falling off the Earth and being carried by the much stronger gravity of the Sun.

### Is there oxygen on the moon?

The Moon’s top layer of rocks, known as regolith, has abundant oxygen, and can be extracted to support human life. This oxygen on the Moon’s surface, however, is not in gaseous form yet, but researchers are exploring ways to extract usable oxygen from the regolith.

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Can you jump off Earth?

Gravity is pulling on each “piece” of mass towards each other with equal force. If you had the same mass as all the oceans, you are right, it would be impossible for you to overcome gravity and jump away from the earth.

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## What happens if you fall in space?

You would still die of course, but it would be by asphyxiation. Your blood holds enough oxygen for about 15 seconds of brain activity. After that you’d black out, with complete brain death following within three minutes.