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A study of physical processes for space radiation protection

A study of physical processes for space radiation protection

progress report for the period ending December 1983

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Published by The Center in Hampton, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space ships -- Shielding (Radiation)

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    Statementby G.S. Khandelwal and Y.J. Xu ; prepared for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center ; submitted by the Old Dominion University Research Foundation.
    SeriesTechnical report -- no. PTR-83-5., NASA-CR -- 173183., Technical report (Old Dominion University. School of Sciences and Health Professions. Dept. of Physics) -- no. PTR-83-5., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-173183.
    ContributionsXu, Y. J., Langley Research Center., Old Dominion University. Research Foundation., Old Dominion University. Dept. of Physics., Old Dominion University. School of Sciences and Health Professions.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17831609M

      Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol Issue , Predictions of the biological and health effects of space radiation depend considerably on data obtained experimentally. There are not adequate data for the carcinogenic effects of protons, heavy ions or higher energy neutrons. Study of Indoor Radon, Thoron and Their Progeny in South Author: R.J.M. Fry.


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