Analysis of risks associated with radiation exposure from past major solar particle events
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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Program, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in [Washington, DC], [Springfield, Va .
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StatementMark D. Weyland ... [et al.].
SeriesNASA technical paper -- 3137.
ContributionsWeyland, Mark D., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Program.
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL15354956M

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  4 I. PRD Risk Title: Risk of Acute Radiation Syndromes due to Solar Particle Events Crew health and performance may be impacted by a major solar particle event (SPE), multiple SPEs, or the cumulative effect of galactic cosmic rays (GCR) and Size: 1MB. Identify and incorporate standard exposure conditions and reference measures in collaboration with BHP. Quantify the spectrum and dose responses for acute (mission timescale) functional CNS changes from space radiation exposure. Organize CNS reactions to radiation exposure into adverse outcome pathway(s) related to known diseases and biomarkers. The solar particle events (SPE) will contain a primary alpha particle component, representing a possible increase in the potential risk to astronauts Cited by: in projecting cancer risks [1, 2] in future work. 1. INTRODUCTION The risk of radiation-caused cancer and degenerative disease as well as acute radiation syndrome raises major concerns for astronauts’ safety during space missions away from the protective zone of low-earth orbit [1, 2]. Solar particle events (SPEs) occur quite often and it isFile Size: KB.

Pelliccioni () provides a more complete set of coefficients for the major radiation particle types and energy ranges in the atmosphere. This allows the dose rate to be calculated at any point within the atmosphere in response to a solar particle by: Risk of Acute Radiation Syndromes Due to Solar Particle Events SPE exposure in space flight that can potentially affect mission success include prodromal effects (nausea, vomiting, anorexia, and fatigue), skin injury, and depletion of the blood-forming organs (BFOs), possibly leading to death. Aircraft radiation exposure during a high-energy solar energetic particle event in October Christopher J. Mertens, 1 Brian T. Kress, 2 Michael Wiltberger, 3 Steve R.   Aircrew radiation exposure during solar particle events. The contribution of an SEP to the overall career exposures has been observed to be Cited by:

The real danger from GCRs is from long term exposure, which can cause delayed effects over long periods of time. Long-term radiation harm can include sterility and cancer. Solar Particle Events Radiation can also come from Solar Particle Events (SPEs) that are quite different from GCRs. [1] We investigate the circumstances required for aircrew and passengers to experience an increased radiation exposure rate from a solar energetic particle (SEP) event occurring during a flight. The effects of the 14 July National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration S3 class SEP event are examined using ground‐based and satellite measurements together with coincident measurements Cited by: 4.   Welcome to The Health Risks of Extraterrestrial Environments (THREE), an encyclopedic site whose goal is to present a discussion of the space radiation environment and its health risks to humans. The intent is to make this a good starting point for researchers new to either space, radiation, or both; a source of useful information for. Comparison of Codes Assessing Radiation Exposure of Aircraft Crew during Solar Energetic Particle Events EURADOS Working Group WG 11 / TG3 High Energy Radiation Fields / Solar Particle Events Peter Beck on behalf of WG11 / TG3 Space Weather Week 13 – 17, April, , Boulder, USA.