Join our astronaut panel live on google+ hangout! Ron Garan, Michael Lopez-Alegria and Jean-Francois Clervoy will hang out and speak about the perspective they gained in orbit. Moderated by Annelie Schoenmaker from zero2infinity.
DARPA releases request for information on novel approaches to mitigate immediate and long-term health damage from acute exposure to ionizing radiation and model its biophysical effects
The program is aimed at dealing with terrestrial situations but if it results in useful treatments, the would be useful for space explorers and settlers if they are subjected to high radiation doses when exposed to a solar flare event with insufficient shielding.