Biological Effects and Physics of Solar and Galactic Cosmic Radiation Part B

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
  • ISBN : 9781461529163
  • Page : 939 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Space missions subject human beings or any other target of a spacecraft to a radiation environment of an intensity and composition not available on earth. Whereas for missions in low earth orbit (LEO), such as those using the Space Shuttle or Space Station scenario, radiation exposure guidelines have been developed and have been adopted by spacefaring agencies, for exploratory class missions that will take the space travellers outside the protective confines of the geomagnetic field sufficient guidelines for radiation protection are still outstanding. For a piloted Mars mission, the whole concept of radiation protection needs to be reconsidered. Since there is an increasing interest of many nations and space agencies in establishing a lunar base and lor exploring Mars by manned missions, it is both, timely and important to develop appropriate risk estimates and radiation protection guidelines which will have an influence on the design and structure of space vehicles and habitation areas of the extraterrestrial settlements. This book is the result of a multidisciplinary effort to assess the state of art in our knowledge on the radiation situation during deep space missions and on the impact of this complex radiation environment on the space traveller. It comprises the lectures by the faculty members as well as short contributions by the students given at the NATO Advanced Study Institute "Biological Effects and Physics of Solar and Galactic Cosmic Radiation" held in Armacao de Pera, Portugal, 12-23 October, 1991.

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Biological Effects and Physics of Solar and Galactic Cosmic Radiation Part B

Biological Effects and Physics of Solar and Galactic Cosmic Radiation Part B
  • Author : Charles E. Swenberg,Gerda Horneck,E.G. Stassinopoulous
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • ISBN : 9781461529163
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Space missions subject human beings or any other target of a spacecraft to a radiation environment of an intensity and composition not available on earth. Whereas for missions in low earth orbit (LEO), such as those using the Space Shuttle or Space Station scenario, radiation exposure guidelines have been developed and have been adopted by spacefaring agencies, for exploratory class missions that will take the space travellers outside the protective confines of the geomagnetic field sufficient guidelines for radiation protection

Solar Cosmic Rays

Solar Cosmic Rays
  • Author : L.I. Miroshnichenko
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • ISBN : 9789401596466
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It turned out to be really a rare and happy occasion that we know exact1y when and how a new branch of space physics was born, namely, a physics of solar cosmic rays. It happened on February 28 and March 7, 1942 when the fIrst "cosmic ray bursts" were recorded on the Earth, and the Sun was unambiguously identifIed for the fIrst time as the source of high-velocity 10 particles with energies up to > 10 eV. Just due to such a high energy these

Radiation and the International Space Station

Radiation and the International Space Station
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Space Studies Board,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Committee on Solar and Space Physics and Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Research
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2000-03-25
  • ISBN : 9780309068857
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A major objective of the International Space Station is learning how to cope with the inherent risks of human spaceflight--how to live and work in space for extended periods. The construction of the station itself provides the first opportunity for doing so. Prominent among the challenges associated with ISS construction is the large amount of time that astronauts will be spending doing extravehicular activity (EVA), or "space walks." EVAs from the space shuttle have been extraordinarily successful, most notably the

Electromagnetic Radiation in Space

Electromagnetic Radiation in Space
  • Author : J.G. Emming
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • ISBN : 9789401035262
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The subject of this volume in the Astrophysics and Space Science Library is Electro magnetic Radiation in Space. It is essentially based on the lectures given at the third ESRO Summer School which was held from 19 July to 13 August, 1965, in Alpbach, Austria. Fifty-eight selected students attended the courses representing the following countries: Austria (2), Belgium (1), Denmark (1), France (12), Germany (10), Italy (7), Netherlands (2), Spain (4), Sweden (6), Switzerland (3), United Kingdom (9), United States (1). Thirteen lectures courses and nine seminars were given by sixteen different scientists in total.

Space Radiation Hazards and the Vision for Space Exploration

Space Radiation Hazards and the Vision for Space Exploration
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Space Studies Board,Ad Hoc Committee on the Solar System Radiation Environment and NASA's Vision for Space Exploration: A Workshop
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2006-11-10
  • ISBN : 9780309102643
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Fulfilling the President’s Vision for Space Exploration (VSE) will require overcoming many challenges. Among these are the hazards of space radiation to crews traveling to the Moon and Mars. To explore these challenges in some depth and to examine ways to marshal research efforts to address them, NASA, NSF, and the NRC sponsored a workshop bringing together members of the space and planetary science, radiation physics, operations, and exploration engineering communities. The goals of the workshop were to increase

Radiation Hazard in Space

Radiation Hazard in Space
  • Author : L.I. Miroshnichenko
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • ISBN : 9789401703017
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The mono graph contains 8 chapters, and their contents cover all principal aspects of the problem: 1. Introduction and brief his tory ofthe radiation problem and background information ofradiation hazard in the near-Earth and interplanetary space. 2. General description of radiation conditions and main sources of charged partic1es in the Earth's environment and interplanetary space, effects of space environment on spacecraft. 3. Basic information about physical conditions in space and main sources of charged particles in the Earth's environment and interplanetary space, in

Solar Activity, Events, and Galactic Cosmic Radiation

Solar Activity, Events, and Galactic Cosmic Radiation
  • Author : Kira Brianne Shonkwiler
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-01-15
  • ISBN : 0128195916
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Solar Activity, Events, and Galactic Cosmic Radiation: Effects on the Earth's Atmospheres give students and researchers in Atmospheric Science, Solar Physics and Climatology a more concise perspective on the Earth's atmospheres and how they are affected by solar emissions. It reviews a wide range of topics relating to the effects from solar activity on the Earth's climate including impacts on the energy budget, the effect of emission on tides and dynamics, how solar emissions change on different time scales and

Lunar Sourcebook

Lunar Sourcebook
  • Author : Grant Heiken,David Vaniman,Bevan M. French
  • Publisher : CUP Archive
  • Release Date : 1991-04-26
  • ISBN : 0521334446
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The only work to date to collect data gathered during the American and Soviet missions in an accessible and complete reference of current scientific and technical information about the Moon.

Cosmic Rays in the Earth’s Atmosphere and Underground

Cosmic Rays in the Earth’s Atmosphere and Underground
  • Author : Lev Dorman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-19
  • ISBN : 9781402021138
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The present monograph as well as the next one (Dorman, M2005) is a result of more than 50 years working in cosmic ray (CR) research. After graduation in December 1950 Moscow Lomonosov State University (Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics Division, the Team of Theoretical Physics), my supervisor Professor D. I. Blokhintsev planned for me, as a winner of a Red Diploma, to continue my education as an aspirant (a graduate student) to prepare for Ph. D. in his very secret Object in

Testing at the Speed of Light

Testing at the Speed of Light
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,National Materials and Manufacturing Board,Committee on Space Radiation Effects Testing Infrastructure for the U.S. Space Program
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-08
  • ISBN : 9780309470827
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Spacecraft depend on electronic components that must perform reliably over missions measured in years and decades. Space radiation is a primary source of degradation, reliability issues, and potentially failure for these electronic components. Although simulation and modeling are valuable for understanding the radiation risk to microelectronics, there is no substitute for testing, and an increased use of commercial-off-the- shelf parts in spacecraft may actually increase requirements for testing, as opposed to simulation and modeling. Testing at the Speed of Light

Solar Proton Manual

Solar Proton Manual
  • Author : United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1963
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112106681858
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Summary: Solar particle outbursts are studied in an attempt to summarize the experimental knowledge in this field for the benefit of the spacecraft design engineer. A phenomenological description of solar particle events is presented and time histories and tabulated data are given for the major events. The anisotropy of high energy solar cosmic rays observed in several events is also treated.

Cosmic Rays and Earth

Cosmic Rays and Earth
  • Author : J.W. Bieber,E. Eroshenko,P. Evenson,E.O. Flückiger,R. Kallenbach
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • ISBN : 9789401711876
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The year 1998 marked the 50th anniversary of the invention of the neutron monitor, a key research tool in the field of space physics and solar-terrestrial relations. In honor of this occasion a workshop entitled 'Cosmic Rays and Earth' was organized to review the detection of cosmic rays at the surface and in the lower atmosphere of Earth, including the effect that this radiation has on the terrestrial environment. A special focus was the role of neutron monitors in the investigation

Current Estimates of Radiation Doses in Space

Current Estimates of Radiation Doses in Space
  • Author : Trutz Foelsche
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1962
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112106593301
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Statistics of Solar Cosmic Rays as Inferred from Correlation with Intense Geomagnetic Storms

Statistics of Solar Cosmic Rays as Inferred from Correlation with Intense Geomagnetic Storms
  • Author : David Adamson,Robert E. Davidson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1962
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112106590646
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Cosmic Rays at Earth

Cosmic Rays at Earth
  • Author : P.K.F. Grieder
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2001-07-27
  • ISBN : 0080530052
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In 1912 Victor Franz Hess made the revolutionary discovery that ionizing radiation is incident upon the Earth from outer space. He showed with ground-based and balloon-borne detectors that the intensity of the radiation did not change significantly between day and night. Consequently, the sun could not be regarded as the sources of this radiation and the question of its origin remained unanswered. Today, almost one hundred years later the question of the origin of the cosmic radiation still remains a mystery.