Accession Number : AD0262399

Title :   RADIATION EFFECTS ON MANNED SPACE FLIGHTS

Corporate Author : AIR WEATHER SERVICE SCOTT AFB ILL

Personal Author(s) : APPLEMAN,HERBERT S.

Report Date : AUG 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The types of radiation hazards that are of importance in space flight are surveyed, and the origin, probability of occurrence, feasibility of shielding, and prospects for forecasting are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *MANNED, *RADIATION EFFECTS, *SPACE FLIGHT, *SPACECRAFT, COSMIC RAYS, DOSE RATE, SOLAR FLARES, SUNSPOTS, VAN ALLEN RADIATION BELT

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE