Tag: radiation

60 How far could we send someone before they get a lethal dose of radiation? 2013-07-16T20:51:47.093

55 Is a Moon-base inherently more dangerous than a Space Station? 2014-05-29T22:59:24.590

29 Why can't we use the same radiation shielding in Mars that we used when going to the moon? 2017-06-21T17:11:15.093

21 What thickness/depth of water would be required to provide radiation shielding in Earth orbit? 2013-08-18T10:37:55.740

20 How was it possible for the Apollo 11 to film and take pictures with such radiation? 2016-07-19T10:09:24.070

17 If colonists burrowed far enough under the ice on Ganymede or Europa, would the ice provide adequate protection for them from Jupiter's radiation? 2018-02-15T09:37:45.440

16 What will J002E3 be like on its return? 2017-10-24T08:23:26.937

15 What is the South Atlantic Anomaly, and what can I do to protect satellites from it? 2013-07-16T21:06:54.537

15 What materials provide the best protection from cosmic radiation? 2013-07-18T16:17:02.123

15 Radiation shielding magnetic or mass, which is more efficient? 2013-07-28T13:07:54.117

15 Does the radiation danger in interplanetary space decrease the further you get from the sun? 2013-08-21T23:27:38.657

13 How does NASA keep radiation from frying rovers? 2013-07-16T21:03:09.730

13 If I am a spacecraft operator, at what space weather activity levels do I start getting nervous? 2013-07-23T01:52:53.217

13 Is radiation dose from cosmic rays higher behind 50 cm of shielding, or lower? 2017-03-29T18:27:19.903

12 What level of protection is required for spacewalkers? 2013-07-17T08:07:14.810

12 Do nuclear batteries emit radioactive rays while in use by satellites and shuttles? 2013-08-27T15:20:36.983

12 Can the Van Allen radiation belts serve any useful functions for space flight? 2014-02-08T18:13:22.077

12 Accumulated environmental damage to Hubble main mirror 2014-06-04T23:19:21.617

12 How to test the impact of radiation on cubesat's electronics? 2015-12-25T15:21:00.817

12 How does ISS protect astronauts from Coronal Mass Ejections? 2016-04-08T10:32:29.037

12 Melanized fungi on the ISS - are they 'enjoying' the elevated radiation levels there? 2017-02-24T07:19:05.547

11 RTOS vs Linux against single event upsets 2015-11-01T20:41:33.100

11 Does Curiosity pose a radiation hazard for would be colonists? 2016-08-17T09:35:05.207

11 Would a Europa lander need radiation shielding similar to Juno? 2016-09-15T00:40:26.677

10 What, if any, plans have been made for handling events like a geomagnetic reversal? 2013-07-16T23:51:50.357

10 What shielding would be required to use commercial components in lunar exploration? 2013-07-17T08:03:51.640

10 What is the projected death-rate displacement for colonists to Mars? 2013-11-21T19:00:42.503

10 Could an Apollo crew have been killed by Solar radiation? 2015-06-11T12:29:45.610

9 What, if any, reduction in radiation exposure does the atmosphere of Mars provide? 2013-10-29T18:44:01.563

9 Does the ISS medical inventory include a sun-tan/sunscreen lotion/cream? 2014-10-03T14:45:53.823

9 Using non-radiation-hardened processors in lunar orbit … 2015-02-17T06:48:40.180

9 Did the Surveyor missions measure secondary radiation? 2015-08-17T17:05:11.107

9 How quickly do the Van Allen radiation belts degrade solar panels? 2016-01-21T16:01:24.337

9 Would a nuclear propelled spaceship still need a storm shelter? 2016-03-16T10:27:52.267

9 How thick must a shield be to be better than no shield at all? 2017-06-22T18:26:14.477

8 What advances are being made to shield astronauts from peaks in radiation? 2013-07-18T14:11:55.437

8 How much protection do space EVA suits offer against radiation for the wearer? 2013-11-30T03:47:36.253

8 What is the diameter of magnetopause 1.5 millions kilometers behind the Earth? 2014-03-23T20:39:18.790

8 Would measuring the Infrared radiation output of the sun be difficult, due to the output of other sources (Earth) interfering with the results? 2015-02-17T10:20:06.763

8 Could you protect a crew from space radiation with fuel? 2015-10-12T17:49:54.373

8 How could an induced magnetosphere be created at Mars for terraforming? 2015-12-16T10:37:15.390

7 How to design a spacecraft to cope with redshift? 2013-07-21T18:06:58.377

7 Could we detect synchrotron radiation of alien high energy experiments? 2014-07-31T21:13:55.253

7 Would working at night on the surface of Mars/Luna protect from radiation? 2014-11-22T23:21:20.140

7 How thick would a Marscrete structure need to be to provide adequate protection against radiation? 2017-01-04T20:06:56.450

6 How does increased environmental radiation affect medication potency, long and short term? 2013-10-18T21:01:19.087

6 Do astronauts only perform spacewalks while the ISS is on the night side of the Earth? 2015-07-10T20:37:34.567

6 How big is the risk/potential damage from radiation on a Mars trip? 2016-09-29T22:50:05.407

6 Is NASA doing research on "mini-magnetospheres" to protect crew from radiation in space? 2017-03-11T02:57:30.097

6 Will we all be in voluntary ketosis on Mars? 2017-06-11T05:41:30.157

6 Cypress PSOC chips in a Cubesat 2017-12-26T15:13:36.037

5 Is any non-planetary celestial body smaller than a star known to be a spontaneous radiator? 2013-09-06T09:43:31.327

5 How did the first US manned Moon mission suits block radiation? 2016-02-24T04:56:01.883

4 Can you store exposed ice in the Earth's orbit? 2013-08-18T10:32:04.420

4 How are astronauts protected from radiation in a spacecraft? 2014-06-05T12:07:26.583

4 Can the Philae lander survive one orbit of 67P? 2014-11-14T21:21:34.413

4 Mars and the radiation problems 2015-10-19T18:32:50.437

4 Total ionising dose and single event upsets in orbit 2015-11-16T16:52:45.877

4 Fallout in space 2015-12-12T06:37:13.447

4 Which is the reflection factor of a satellite? 2016-04-30T18:21:46.903

4 When estimating radiation doses inside a lunar habitat, what assumptions are made as to shape? 2016-05-01T22:25:34.620

4 Is it still called a Van Allen radiation belt if it's around another planet? 2016-07-06T02:00:38.433

4 How much does back-scattered ionizing radiation contribute to radiation totals on the Moon? 2016-08-10T20:32:47.227

4 How does methane and LOX compare to water for radiation shielding 2016-09-30T10:24:22.090

4 How long can an astronaut stay in space and later have children? 2016-10-18T05:46:57.557

4 If Juno will experience lower levels of radiation than Galileo did why it will fail so much faster? 2016-10-18T15:02:54.343

4 Why would Space Cube 1.0 have so many On-Orbit Upsets over South America? 2017-02-28T23:35:12.350

4 How much radiation shielding would be required for a habitat at Mercury–Sun L5? 2017-07-24T14:53:36.193

3 How heavy does radiation shielding have to be for a nuclear power plant on a crewed spaceship? 2015-04-15T20:19:19.040

3 Can a column of water pointed at the sun be used as a shield from solar flares? 2015-06-07T05:07:51.960

3 Does orbiting within the outer Van Allen radiation belt increase or reduce environmental radiation levels? 2015-08-15T13:10:39.077

3 Sources of radiation on Mars 2016-03-06T14:59:43.327

3 Could Solar Cells provide Neutron shielding? 2016-05-19T14:58:11.180

3 Radioactive Embrittlement of Metals in Space 2016-07-14T13:39:17.850

3 What kinds of radiation hit the ISS? 2016-10-12T14:41:51.707

3 Why would Juno's originally planned orbit lowering partially mitigate radiation damage? 2016-10-18T11:50:14.163

3 Is a glass habitat on Mars viable? 2016-10-26T00:17:10.670

3 What is the probability that a deep space crew is hit by a Solar proton storm? 2016-11-03T13:16:02.887

3 Protecting technology from radiation on mars 2016-11-06T09:04:38.627

3 Is the recently discovered VLF-induced radiation barrier in any way important or useful? 2017-05-20T11:46:37.367

3 What's the unshielded radiation dose in mSv in Low Earth Orbit? 2017-12-02T21:28:10.797

2 Combating negative effects of space 2014-03-20T13:14:53.470

2 What parameters should be monitored during spacewalks? 2014-04-12T14:36:13.860

2 Is it possible to make an Internet of Things device that works locally on Mars? 2015-06-17T23:41:13.200

2 How much material AND energy are needed to protect a spacecraft from radiation as well as the Earth does? 2016-06-07T20:16:59.913

2 What is the electromagnetic spectrum profile of rocket flame/exhaust? 2016-06-20T13:22:38.893

2 What level of radiation protection do electronics on the ISS or in LEO need? 2016-08-05T19:53:06.123

2 Is there in existence a drug, or additive to protect astronauts from solar radiation? 2017-05-23T22:36:55.907

2 Is the amount of damage to humans due to x Sievert a function of exposure time? 2017-07-28T18:07:56.213

1 How is heat in space dissipated? 2015-01-15T18:34:58.623

1 Martian atmosphere's effect on radiation? 2015-08-09T13:34:43.270

1 Is lead glass helpful in protecting against space radiation? 2016-04-20T06:38:21.517

1 Would the Moon be a better place than Mars anyways? 2016-07-06T07:22:28.510

1 What properties of a material make for good radiation shielding? 2016-10-19T00:14:38.817

1 If Juno's long orbit means a lower rate of radiation damage, why the planned short orbit? 2017-02-21T09:43:49.347

1 Radiation levels around Mars 2017-02-21T09:44:39.110

1 Could e-sails provide safer space travel 2017-04-02T03:56:48.517

1 Radiation shield for Mars 2017-05-25T03:29:09.263

1 How can SpaceX's Mars spacecraft be protected against solar flares? 2017-12-01T17:57:28.760