Acute Radiation Sickness

  • Erik Seedhouse
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Space Development book series (BRIEFSSPACE)


The risk of a crew suffering from acute radiation syndrome (ARS) has been identified as a significant threat during future exploration class missions [1, 2] (Fig. 7.1). The syndrome includes symptoms that occur within hours to days following exposure to radiation (Table 7.1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Seedhouse
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  1. 1.Applied Aviation SciencesEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityDaytona BeachUSA

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