Radiation Health News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • NASA Awards Space Radiobiology Research Grants
    NASA HQ - Friday, September 9, 2011
    Posted on: 9/10/2011 1:54:00 AM PDT

  • NASA Awards Space Radiobiology Research Grants
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 28, 2009
    Posted on: 10/28/2009 6:34:37 AM PDT

  • Students Join Brookhaven Lab's NASA Space Radiation Summer School
    Brookhaven National Laboratory - Monday, June 15, 2009
    Posted on: 6/15/2009 6:36:13 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects Four Proposals to Study Space Radiation Risks
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, June 3, 2009
    Posted on: 6/3/2009 8:48:28 PM PDT

  • Penn awarded Center of Acute Radiation Research for study of space radiation 
    National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) - Thursday, October 23, 2008
    Posted on: 10/23/2008 8:46:11 AM PDT

  • NASA Awards Space Radiobiology Research Grants
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, August 6, 2008
    Posted on: 8/6/2008 5:50:29 AM PDT

  • Missions to Mars: GSI Will Investigate Radiation Risks for Astronauts
    Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres - Wednesday, April 16, 2008
    Posted on: 4/16/2008 10:24:01 AM PDT

  • Space Radiation May Cause Prolonged Cellular Damage to Astronauts
    Georgetown University Medical Center - Tuesday, April 15, 2008
    Posted on: 4/15/2008 11:01:06 PM PDT

  • Predicting the radiation risk to ESA's astronauts
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, February 13, 2008
    Posted on: 2/13/2008 10:21:29 AM PDT

  • Brain stem cells are sensitive to space radiation
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - Wednesday, December 12, 2007
    Posted on: 12/12/2007 11:40:05 AM PDT

  • Brain stem cells sensitive to space radiation
    University of Florida - Wednesday, December 12, 2007
    Posted on: 12/12/2007 11:37:43 AM PDT

  • Earth's magnetic field could help protect astronauts working on the moon
    - Tuesday, December 11, 2007
    Posted on: 12/11/2007 7:24:56 AM PDT

  • NASA, NSBRI Select 17 Proposals in Space Radiation Research
    National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) - Tuesday, September 25, 2007
    Posted on: 9/25/2007 11:10:30 AM PDT

  • Researchers uncover protection mechanism of radiation-resistant bacterium
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences - Wednesday, March 21, 2007
    Posted on: 3/21/2007 6:36:09 PM PDT

  • Red triangle with skull and crossbones is for danger - new UN radiation symbol
    United Nations - Sunday, February 25, 2007
    Posted on: 2/25/2007 5:09:37 PM PDT

  • Detecting radiation on lunar and Mars missions
    National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) - Tuesday, February 20, 2007
    Posted on: 2/20/2007 6:06:30 PM PDT

  • Space Radiation Threats To Astronauts Addressed in Federal Research Study
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Thursday, October 26, 2006
    Posted on: 10/26/2006 4:02:30 AM PDT

  • NASA Selects 12 Research Proposals in Radiation Biology
    NASA HQ - Monday, September 11, 2006
    Posted on: 9/11/2006 5:48:34 PM PDT

  • Boston University awarded $42.5 million from NASA to study space radiation
    Boston University - Thursday, September 7, 2006
    Posted on: 9/7/2006 9:38:32 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • NASA Teaming Opportunity to Develop and Validate Active Electrostatic Shielding for Human Space Missions
    Langley Research Center - March 20, 2011
    Posted on: 3/21/2011 2:00:39 PM PDT

  • NASA Research Announcement "Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiobiology" NNJ11ZSA001N
    NASA HQ - January 28, 2011
    Posted on: 1/29/2011 3:11:18 AM PDT

  • NASA JSC Solicitation: Ground-based Studies in Space Radiobiology 2011
    Johnson Space Center - January 18, 2011
    Posted on: 1/19/2011 3:51:02 AM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiobiology
    Johnson Space Center - December 15, 2009
    Posted on: 12/15/2009 7:40:59 PM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Exploration Systems Mission: Radiation Standards for Lunar Sortie Missions
    NASA HQ - July 1, 2009
    Posted on: 7/1/2009 11:50:33 AM PDT

  • NASA Research Announcement "Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiobiology"
    NASA HQ - March 18, 2009
    Posted on: 3/18/2009 9:05:04 AM PDT

  • NASA JSC Solicitation: Ground-based Studies in Space Radiobiology
    Johnson Space Center - March 16, 2009
    Posted on: 3/16/2009 5:09:39 PM PDT

  • NASA Funding Opportunity: Carcinogenesis & Central Nervous System Risks from Space Radiation
    NASA HQ - September 21, 2008
    Posted on: 9/21/2008 5:51:30 AM PDT

  • NASA JSC Solicitation: Radiation Assessment Detector
    Johnson Space Center - August 21, 2008
    Posted on: 8/21/2008 8:59:49 AM PDT

  • Report: Managing Space Radiation Risk in the New Era of Space Exploration
    National Research Council - April 4, 2008
    Posted on: 4/4/2008 10:50:55 AM PDT

  • NASA Research Announcement (NRA) NNJ08ZSA001N Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiobiology
    NASA HQ - January 9, 2008
    Posted on: 1/9/2008 4:52:00 PM PDT

  • NASA KSC Solicitation: Ground-Based Studies in Space Radiobiology
    Johnson Space Center - December 14, 2007
    Posted on: 12/14/2007 6:36:03 PM PDT

  • Radiation Biology Educators Guide
    Ames Research Center - July 1, 2007
    Posted on: 7/1/2007 10:25:19 AM PDT

  • NASA JSC Solicitation: Ground-Based Studies in Radiation
    Johnson Space Center - December 11, 2006
    Posted on: 12/11/2006 3:13:40 PM PDT

  • Space Radiation Hazards and the Vision for Space Exploration: Report of a Workshop
    National Academy of Sciences - November 3, 2006
    Posted on: 11/3/2006 9:35:49 AM PDT

  • NASA JSC Solicitation: Ground-based Studies in Radiation Biology Update
    Johnson Space Center - June 18, 2006
    Posted on: 6/18/2006 2:30:35 PM PDT

  • NASA JSC Solicitation: Ground-based Studies in Radiation Biology
    Johnson Space Center - February 22, 2006
    Posted on: 2/22/2006 8:57:13 PM PDT

  • NASA Sources Sought Notice: Teaming Opportunities for Ground-based Studies for Radiation Biology and Shielding materials
    Langley Research Center - September 22, 2004
    Posted on: 9/22/2004 9:18:43 PM PDT

  • NASA Presolicitation Notice: Research Opportunities Soliciting Ground-based Studies for Radiation Biology and Radiation Shielding Materials
    NASA Office of Exploration Systems - August 18, 2004
    Posted on: 8/18/2004 2:35:51 PM PDT