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Document ID (ISN)69861
CIS number 97-1687
ISBN(s) 0-929600-56-8
Year 1997
Convention or series no. NCRP Symposium Proceedings No.3
Title Acceptability of risk from radiation - Application to human space flight
Bibliographic information National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814-3095, USA, Apr. 1997. vi, 197p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: USD 30.00.
Abstract Proceedings of a symposium on the acceptability of risk from radiation in human space flight held in Arlington, Virginia, USA, 29 May 1996. Papers cover: the space radiation environment; biology relevant to space radiation; development of radiation protection standards for space activities; analytic concepts for assessing risk in human space flight; approaches to acceptable risk; perception and acceptance of space radiation risk; philosophy on astronaut protection; space flight and radiation limits.
Descriptors (primary) space travel; radiation protection
Descriptors (secondary) cosmic rays; USA; conference; permissible radiation doses; biological effects; hazard evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Space travel
Ionizing radiation