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Earth, Moon, and Planets

, Volume 94, Issue 3–4, pp 279–285 | Cite as

Radiation exposure and Mission Strategies for Interplanetary Manned Missions (REMSIM)

  • C. Cougnet
  • N. B. Crosby
  • S. Eckersley
  • C. Foullon
  • V. Guarnieri
  • S. Guatelli
  • D. Heynderickx
  • A. Holmes-Siedle
  • C. LobascioEmail author
  • S. Masiello
  • P. Nieminen
  • G. Parisi
  • P. Parodi
  • M. A. Perino
  • M. G. Pia
  • R. Rampini
  • P. Spillantini
  • V. Tamburini
  • E. Tracino
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Abstract.

Cosmic radiation is an important problem for human interplanetary missions. The “Radiation Exposure and Mission Strategies for Interplanetary Manned Missions–REMSIM” study is summarised here. They are related to current strategies and countermeasures to ensure the protection of astronauts from radiation during interplanetary missions, with specific reference to: radiation environment and its variability; radiation effects on the crew; transfer trajectories and associated fluences; vehicle and surface habitat concepts; passive and active shielding concepts; space weather monitoring and warning systems.

Keywords

Active shield astronaut dose GCR Geant4 inflatable radiation protection shielding SPE 

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Acknowledgements

This work was funded by the European Space Agency under the ESA ESTEC Contract No.17696/03/NL/AG – Radiation Exposure and Mission Strategies for Interplanetary Manned Mission.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Cougnet
    • 1
  • N. B. Crosby
    • 2
  • S. Eckersley
    • 3
  • C. Foullon
    • 2
    • 11
  • V. Guarnieri
    • 4
  • S. Guatelli
    • 5
  • D. Heynderickx
    • 2
  • A. Holmes-Siedle
    • 6
  • C. Lobascio
    • 4
    Email author
  • S. Masiello
    • 4
  • P. Nieminen
    • 7
  • G. Parisi
    • 8
  • P. Parodi
    • 4
  • M. A. Perino
    • 4
  • M. G. Pia
    • 5
  • R. Rampini
    • 4
  • P. Spillantini
    • 9
  • V. Tamburini
    • 8
  • E. Tracino
    • 10
  1. 1.EADS Astrium SAS, Av. des CosmonautesToulouse Cedex 4France
  2. 2.Belgian Institute for Space AeronomyBrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.EADS Astrium LtdStevenageEngland
  4. 4.Alenia Spazio S.p.A.TorinoItaly
  5. 5.INFNSezione di GenovaGenovaItaly
  6. 6.REM Oxford Ltd.EynshamEngland
  7. 7.ESAESTEC Keplerlaan 1AG Noordwijk ZHThe Netherlands
  8. 8.RxTec S. a. S.GenovaItaly
  9. 9.INFNSezione di FirenzeFirenzeItaly
  10. 10.Università del Piemonte OrientaleAlessandriaItaly
  11. 11.University of WarwickCoventryU.K

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