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New Aerospace Research Study Findings Have Been Reported by Scientists at National Aeronautics and Space Administration
April 20th, 2011
According to recent research published in the journal Acta Astronautica, "OLTARIS (On-Line Tool for the Assessment of Radiation In Space) is a space radiation analysis tool available on the World Wide Web. It can be used to study the effects of space radiation for various spacecraft and mission scenarios involving humans and electronics."
"The transport is based on the HZETRN transport code and the input nuclear physics model is NUCFRG. This paper describes the tools behind the web interface and the types of inputs required to obtain results. Typical inputs are mission parameters and slab definitions or vehicle thickness distributions. Radiation environments can be...
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Source: Defense and Aerospace Week (2011-04-20)