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NASA, SMITHSONIAN’S NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM HOST DISCUSSION ON SOLAR HAZARDS IN EXPLORATION

Understanding the hazards of space weather on crewed and robotic missions is vital to informing plans for NASA’s Journey to Mars and other missions into our solar system, and beyond. Veteran NASA astronaut John Grunsfeld and solar experts will discuss that and more during a panel discussion at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, October 25. The […]

LOCKHEED MARTIN PARTNERS WITH STEMRAD TO STUDY HUMAN RADIATION SHIELDING FOR LONG-DURATION SPACE MISSIONS

StemRad, Ltd. and Lockheed Martin have initiated a joint research and development effort to determine if StemRad’s radiation shielding technology – originally designed for first-responders – could help to keep astronauts safe on deep-space exploration missions. This collaboration is part of Lockheed Martin’s ongoing effort to establish international partnerships for human exploration of deep space. […]

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