News From the Field
Anticipating the dangers of space
April 3, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Astronauts and future space tourists face risks from radiation, which can cause illness and injure organs. Researchers at Texas A&M University, NASA and the University of Texas Medical Branch used supercomputers to investigate the radiation exposure related to the Manned Orbital Laboratory mission, planned for the 1960s and 1970s, during which a dangerous solar storm occurred. Full Story
University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center
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