Accession Number : AD0727245

Title :   Radiation Hazards of Space Flights.

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Report Date : 19 MAR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The article discusses cosmic radiation, different types of radiation and its effect on biological organisms, various tests carried out in flights, radiation received by the cosmonauts, and some of the protective measures. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*RADIATION HAZARDS, *SPACE FLIGHT), RADIATION EFFECTS, COSMIC RAYS, SPACE CREWS, USSR

Subject Categories : Radiobiology
      Astronautics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE