[ RadSafe ] Cosmic Radiation

Howard Long howard.long at comcast.net
Fri Aug 3 22:32:58 CDT 2012

Did any of the moon missions encounter solar flares and record data to predict
mars mission rem and rate?

Howard Long

howard.long at comcast.net

On Aug 3, 2012, at 5:46 PM, S L Gawarecki <slgawarecki at gmail.com> wrote:

> ...
> For the past nine months, Curiosity has been acting as a stunt double for
> astronauts, exposing itself to the same cosmic radiation humans would
> experience following the same route to Mars.
> "Curiosity has been hit by five major flares and solar particle events in
> the Earth-Mars expanse," says Don Hassler of the Southwest Research
> Institute in Boulder, Colorado. "The rover is safe, and it has been beaming
> back invaluable data."
> For full story, see
> http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2012/02aug_rad2/
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