[ RadSafe ] ISS radiation exposure

Robert Bradley rpb.bradley at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 14:54:26 CDT 2011

Try this link for information:


I don't believe that you will be able to get current data since there wil
be confidentiality issues related to exposures to specific station crew,
but you might get some general info from the folks at SRAG>

-   -  RPB
On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Joseph Shonka <jjshonka at shonka.com> wrote:

> I would like to know if the current and historical radiation exposure rates
> on board the International Space Station are on the web somewhere.  I
> believe that exposures to personnel are 0.1 to 0.2 Sv per 6 months
> routinely, but am curious about the exposure rates during the recent
> coronal mass ejection (CME) that produced northern lights visible in the
> southern US (a rare occurrence).  I was told by a solar expert (Jan
> Alvestad) that "The increased radiation levels were not because of the CME,
> rather a minor M class proton flare at the northwest limb of the Sun. This
> event occurred several hours after the event which produced the CME".
> Any link to more information would be appreciated.
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> Joseph J. Shonka, Ph.D.
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