Cosmic Radiation

CF42C825-0556-49E6-827C-4D51D0FC7863Cosmic Radiation

One of the main obstacles for extended space travel is shielding the cosmic radiation. Currently, our space vehicles require long travel times so travelers could receive potentially lethal doses of radiation, even for “short flights” to Mars. Until science provides some adequate radiation shielding, this astronaut is hanging tight to Earth.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s