|Can People Go to Mars?|
This article presents information about the radiation hazards facing astronauts who travel to Mars. It covers the types of radiation including the most dangerous, galactic cosmic rays (GCRs), the damage it does to the body, and methods of shielding against it. One can also listen to this story via streaming audio or a downloadable file.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-006-949
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Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Science@NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center
Author: Dr Tony Phillips
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Science@NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center