Tag: shielding

34 Are there any safety procedures in place on the ISS in case of puncture? 2013-07-31T15:24:08.463

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

25 How much power would a spacecraft's magnetic shield require? 2014-02-21T03:40:36.870

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

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

12 Does the hull of a spacecraft acquire a charge during its rapid ascent through Earth's atmosphere? 2013-08-12T07:53:09.143

11 How can I shield against micro-meteors? 2013-07-18T10:40:51.143

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

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

10 Space Station Battle: Could the Almaz gun depressurize the ISS? 2015-08-05T14:05:21.323

9 Shape of shielding for a tidally-stabilized LEO space station 2014-07-08T16:23:45.300

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

9 Orion Project (NPP) Pusher Plate computer models and survivability? 2016-04-28T23:27:15.270

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

8 How are current spacecraft tested for their impact durability? 2013-07-19T15:26:54.570

7 Can the direction of a solar storm be predicted near Earth? Will it come from one direction? 2015-04-08T17:01:43.900

6 Choosing thickness of a Whipple shield 2014-12-15T10:00:40.687

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

5 Suitability of Hydrogenated Boron Nitride Nanotubes for structural and shielding elements of spacecraft 2015-10-21T21:28:32.677

4 Is a ball of ice practical as reaction mass and forward shielding? 2014-03-22T14:56:48.660

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

2 Is exposure to cosmic radiation more dangerous on some body parts than on other? 2015-08-25T10:46:42.287

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 Are artificial magnetic fields used or proposed to be used to shield astronauts from charged, high energy radiation? 2017-07-11T18:53:29.643

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

1 Can Li-ion batteries replace parts of the physical structure of a spacecraft, such as the hull of a crewed spaceship? 2016-10-18T16:44:06.453

1 Could a Sun shield keep a rover cool daytime on Mercury? 2017-03-28T18:00:50.093

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

1 Using tardigrades as space shielding 2017-11-18T14:11:56.687

1 Why can't permanent magnets be used for radiation shielding in space? 2018-02-06T04:48:23.033