Mars astronaut radiation shield set for moon mission trial: Developer

HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) – A vest designed to shield astronauts from deadly solar particles in deep space is set for trials on a lunar mission ready for deployment on any manned mission to Mars, its Israeli developers said. The AstroRad Radiation Shield has been devised by Tel Aviv-based StemRad, which has already produced and marketed a belt to protect rescue workers from harmful gamma ray radiation emitted in nuclear disasters, such as Chernobyl and Fukushima.

Source: Mars astronaut radiation shield set for moon mission trial: Developer

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