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RADIATION SHIELDING IN SPACE EXPLORATION–(CT) RADIATION SHIELDING OF COMPOSITE SPACE ENCLOSURES

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  12/17/18) VI.II.III Gamma-radiation Main source of the gamma-radiation that has aneffect to the spacecraft devices is coming from theinteractions of the charged particles with the spacecraft materials. Therefore a separated study wasmade to map the possible effects … Continue reading

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RADIATION SHIELDING IN SPACE EXPLORATION–(E) RADIATION SHIELDING OF COMPOSITE SPACE ENCLOSURES

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  14/10/14) VI. SIMULATIONS VI.I Simulation environmentThe simulations were performed using Geant4 version 9.5. The simulation reference was defaultGeant4 aluminium. Material definitions included correction factors, derived from the firstmeasurement campaign, to estimate impurities on the layers.The layer thicknesses … Continue reading

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RADIATION SHIELDING IN SPACE EXPLORATION–(D) RADIATION SHIELDING OF COMPOSITE SPACE ENCLOSURES

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 22/01/14) V. EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUEThe work has focused on the preparation,dispersion, adhesion and orientation of nanofillersinto composite laminate for obtaining the required  functionality. The target has been to optimize the twotechnologies proposed for this integration (direct  resin bulk … Continue reading

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RADIATION SHIELDING IN SPACE EXPLORATION–(C) RADIATION SHIELDING OF COMPOSITE SPACE ENCLOSURES

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 25/05/13) Space electronic systems employ enclosures to shield sensitive components from space radiation. The purpose of shielding is to attenuate the energy and the flux of ionizing radiation as they pass through the shield material, such that … Continue reading

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RADIATION SHIELDING IN SPACE EXPLORATION–(B) GENERAL INFO

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 26/10/12) A)Environmental and Background Radiation — Space Flight Answer to Question to “Ask the Experts” We all know radiation is a big problem in space. I read on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) website that … Continue reading

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RADIATION SHIELDING IN SPACE EXPLORATION–(A) MATERIALS

On of the problems that will be faced by deep explorations of space is protecting the crew from exposure to radiation. This is not an easy thing to defend against. Several approaches have been suggested to deal with this threat. … Continue reading

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WORKING STEADILY FOR THE NEW ERA ,ES NIKE

A)Laser radar illuminates the way to deep space Lidar test image 22 February 2012This car was not snapped with a camera but scanned by a 3D imaging lidar, the laser equivalent of radar. ESA is developing the sensor as a … Continue reading

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