SwRi-led Team Calculates the Radiation Exposure with a trip to Mars

Southwest Research Institute Team Calculates the Radiation Exposure with a trip to Mars, SwRI

"Energetic protons constitute about 85 percent of the primary galactic cosmic ray flux and easily traverse even the most shielded paths (reds) inside the MSL spacecraft. Heavy ions tend to break up into lighter ions in thick shielding, but can survive traversal of thin shielding (blues) intact."

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