Measures counteracting the radiation health risks on a manned lunar outpost

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Measures counteracting the radiation health risks on a manned lunar outpost. / Koninckx, Harald; Vanmarcke, Hans (Peer reviewer).

Leuven, Belgium : KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2014. 77 p.

Research output: ThesisMaster's thesis

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Koninckx, H & Vanmarcke, H 2014, 'Measures counteracting the radiation health risks on a manned lunar outpost', KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven , Leuven, Belgium.

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Koninckx H, Vanmarcke H. Measures counteracting the radiation health risks on a manned lunar outpost. Leuven, Belgium: KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2014. 77 p.

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Koninckx, Harald ; Vanmarcke, Hans. / Measures counteracting the radiation health risks on a manned lunar outpost. Leuven, Belgium : KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2014. 77 p.

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title = "Measures counteracting the radiation health risks on a manned lunar outpost",
abstract = "The hunger of mankind to deepen its knowledge, to understand the laws and mechanisms of nature and to explore, is a constant throughout history.Today, nations, space agencies and private companies are preparing the next big step: a walk on our neighbour planet Mars.An in between goal, as preparation to a Mars adventure but also serving other purposes, is the realisation of a manned outpost on the Moon. The way to space is not trivial, especially not for a human body. It is not evolved for it and cannot adapt to it in such a short timeframe. The first chapter discusses the concept of a Moon base. The second chapter provides the details about the lunar radiation environment and the risks involved.",
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