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General Information:

Description

The dangers of the radiation environment on the Moon are reasonably well characterized but we currently do not have the measures in place to protect the electrical systems of a lunar settlement.

Roadblock Type

Technical

Priority (1-5)

2

% Mitigated

Solution Categories:

Citations:

  1. Looper, M. D., J. E. Mazur, J. B. Blake, H. E. Spence, N. A. Schwadron, M. J. Golightly, A. W. Case, J. C. Kasper, and L. W. Townsend (2013), The radiation environment near the lunar surface: CRaTER observations and Geant4 simulations, Space Weather, 11, 142–152, doi:10.1002/swe.20034.
    1. Looper_et_al-2013-Space_Weather.pdf