[ RadSafe ] It's the ICRP recommendations! Fukushima workers versus ISS astronauts ?

shima shima at piments.com
Fri Mar 25 21:36:31 CDT 2011

On 03/26/11 03:09, Jerry Cuttler wrote:
> Does anybody know why Fukushima Dai-ichi workers exposed to doses in the
> range of 100 mSv (10 rem) are being sent to hospital, while extended
> residence astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS), who
> get up to several times that dose, are not ?
> Thnx

for one because there's no buses running from ISS to the hospital

also Fukupshima workers are being exposed to radioactive *contamination* 
not just "rays". It is also possible that the japanese are being 
economical with the truth about levels of exposure or the huge 
uncertainty of who gets what.


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