Radiation levels on moon 200 times greater than on Earth, China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander finds

//Radiation levels on moon 200 times greater than on Earth, China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander finds

Radiation levels on moon 200 times greater than on Earth, China’s Chang’e-4 lunar lander finds

With more nations planning to send people to the moon in the coming decades, a study by Chinese and German scientists has shown for the first time how much radiation astronauts will be exposed to on the lunar surface.The result is an indicator of how much protective shielding future astronauts will need.According to the new study, an astronaut will be exposed to an average daily dose of 1,369 microsieverts of radiation on the surface of the moon, or about 2.6 times more than the International…

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