Radiation Health News


Mission Press Releases

  • Space radiation won't stop NASA's human exploration
    Johnson Space Center - Friday, October 13, 2017
    Posted on: 10/13/2017 4:58:00 PM PDT

  • Positive, negative or neutral, it all matters: NASA explains space radiation
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Posted on: 9/26/2017 4:24:31 PM PDT

  • New radiation research programme for human spaceflight
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Posted on: 9/26/2017 4:20:04 PM PDT

  • Space radiation is risky business for the human body
    Johnson Space Center - Wednesday, September 20, 2017
    Posted on: 9/20/2017 4:36:48 PM PDT

  • NASA protects its super heroes from space weather
    Johnson Space Center - Friday, August 18, 2017
    Posted on: 8/18/2017 4:44:24 PM PDT

  • Collateral damage from cosmic rays increases cancer risks for Mars astronauts
    University of Nevada Las Vegas - Monday, June 5, 2017
    Posted on: 6/5/2017 8:28:22 PM PDT

  • Real Martians: How to Protect Astronauts from Space Radiation on Mars
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, September 30, 2015
    Posted on: 9/30/2015 11:47:10 PM PDT

  • Video: Sending Cells to Space
    European Space Agency - Thursday, October 16, 2014
    Posted on: 10/16/2014 2:17:05 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Nine Space Radiobiology Research Proposals
    NASA HQ - Friday, October 3, 2014
    Posted on: 10/3/2014 4:36:20 PM PDT

  • Novel Ways to Protect Astronaut DNA before Entering Space Radiation Environments
    Sovaris Aerospace - Thursday, February 20, 2014
    Posted on: 2/20/2014 10:43:47 PM PDT

  • NSBRI Partnering With NASA to Solicit for a Center for Space Radiation Research
    National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) - Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Posted on: 8/14/2013 11:49:15 PM PDT

  • Moon radiation findings may reduce health risks to astronauts
    University of New Hampshire - Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Posted on: 6/12/2013 12:15:34 AM PDT

  • Cruise to Mars illuminates radiation risk to future astronauts
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Friday, May 31, 2013
    Posted on: 5/31/2013 2:07:59 PM PDT

  • Study Shows that Space Travel is Harmful to the Brain and Could Accelerate Onset of Alzheimer's
    University of Rochester - Tuesday, January 1, 2013
    Posted on: 1/1/2013 6:14:57 PM PDT

  • Lunar Land: AMERE study
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, November 7, 2012
    Posted on: 11/7/2012 4:52:54 PM PDT

  • UNH scientists provide window on space radiation hazards
    University of New Hampshire - Monday, October 15, 2012
    Posted on: 10/15/2012 5:47:52 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects 12 Space Radiobiology Research Proposals
    NASA HQ - Friday, August 31, 2012
    Posted on: 8/31/2012 7:16:59 PM PDT

  • NASA Investigates Proton Radiation Effects on Cells
    Johnson Space Center - Friday, August 3, 2012
    Posted on: 8/4/2012 12:23:59 AM PDT

  • Interplanetary and Planetary Radiation Model for Human Spaceflight
    European Space Agency - Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Posted on: 7/26/2012 1:53:46 PM PDT

  • NASA OIG: NASA's Development of Radiation Monitoring Instruments for the International Space Station
    NASA Office of Inspector General - Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Posted on: 9/29/2011 3:39:01 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • A generalized approach to model the spectra and radiation dose rate of solar particle events on the surface of Mars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 22, 2017
    Posted on: 5/22/2017 2:50:36 PM PDT

  • Pre-Proposal Conference NASA Research Announcement Space Radiobiology and Human Health Countermeasures Topics
    NASA HQ - March 28, 2017
    Posted on: 3/28/2017 5:34:23 PM PDT

  • New NASA Research Announcement - Space Radiobiology and Human Health Countermeasures Topics
    NASA HQ - March 23, 2017
    Posted on: 3/23/2017 2:26:51 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information (RFI) on Human Health Countermeasures and Space Radiobiology Topics
    NASA HQ - February 8, 2017
    Posted on: 2/9/2017 1:22:42 AM PDT

  • NASA: Status of Space Radiobiology Appendix
    NASA HQ - July 14, 2016
    Posted on: 7/14/2016 4:54:08 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects 9 Space Radiobiology Research Proposals
    NASA HQ - October 30, 2015
    Posted on: 10/30/2015 7:40:35 PM PDT

  • Step-1 due date extended to June 22, 2015 for NSCORs in Space Radiation
    NASA HQ - June 11, 2015
    Posted on: 6/11/2015 9:24:35 PM PDT

  • New NASA Specialized Centers of Research (NSCORs) in Space Radiation Released Today
    NASA HQ - May 15, 2015
    Posted on: 5/15/2015 7:37:32 PM PDT

  • Cosmic Rays Induced Background Radiation on Board of Commercial Flights
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 28, 2015
    Posted on: 3/29/2015 1:19:04 AM PDT

  • NASA Selects 3 Specialized Centers of Research to Study Space Radiation
    NASA HQ - February 19, 2015
    Posted on: 2/19/2015 7:10:46 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information for Radiation Systems Biology
    NASA HQ - July 16, 2014
    Posted on: 7/16/2014 4:11:50 PM PDT

  • New NASA Space Radiation NSCOR Solicitation Released
    NASA HQ - May 29, 2014
    Posted on: 5/29/2014 4:00:49 PM PDT

  • New NASA Solicitation Released: Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiobiology
    NASA HQ - February 21, 2014
    Posted on: 2/21/2014 10:26:38 PM PDT

  • New NASA Solicitation NRA: NNJ13ZSA001N Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiobiology
    Johnson Space Center - February 14, 2013
    Posted on: 2/14/2013 5:15:46 PM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Ground Based Studies in Radiobiology 2103
    Johnson Space Center - January 30, 2013
    Posted on: 1/31/2013 12:28:10 AM PDT

  • NASA JSC Solicitation: Development of the Expandable Coil Concept
    Johnson Space Center - January 3, 2013
    Posted on: 1/4/2013 2:45:25 AM PDT

  • Galactic Cosmic Radiation Leads to Cognitive Impairment and Increased AB Plaque Accumulation in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease
    Public Library of Science - January 1, 2013
    Posted on: 1/1/2013 5:29:10 PM PDT

  • Curiosity Measured Radation On Its Way to Mars
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 2, 2012
    Posted on: 8/2/2012 4:31:52 PM PDT

  • NASA Announcement NRA: NNJ12ZSA001N Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiobiology
    Johnson Space Center - January 27, 2012
    Posted on: 1/28/2012 4:56:03 AM PDT

  • NASA Research Announcement # NNJ12ZSA001N: Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiobiology
    NASA HQ - January 11, 2012
    Posted on: 1/11/2012 5:01:37 PM PDT