[ RadSafe ] Mission to Mars

Boing, Lawrence E. lboing at anl.gov
Fri Feb 22 16:53:52 CST 2013

See 'Nuclear News' Feb 2013 issue page 62 - "Mars mission dose deemed tolerable" .....based upon Curiosity dose rates it measured and has encountered.....very good article.

L Boing
lboing at anl.gov 

-----Original Message-----
From: radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu [mailto:radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu] On Behalf Of Maury Siskel
Sent: Friday, February 22, 2013 4:47 PM
To: The International Radiation Protection (Health Physics) Mailing List
Cc: JPreisig at aol.com
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Mission to Mars

I thought this trip remains beyond the shielding capabilities to withstand irradiation exposure  --  has this changed?  Otherwise sounds like a great adventure -- Dog also sez ok.
Maury&Dog  [MaurySiskel  maurysis at peoplepc.com] ========================= On 2/22/2013 12:55 PM, JPreisig at aol.com wrote:
> Dear Radsafe:
>       Hey All.  On US TV News today, Zubrin and  colleagues have announced a private effort to
> reach Mars via spaceship or whatever.  The mission will start in  2018.  The trip will last 501 days.
>       Wonder if Maury and Dog will volunteer for the  trip???  Get your spacesuits and Geiger Counters  ready???
>       Regards,   Joe Preisig
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