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Space Crafts S2 • E7

The Van Allen Belts Are Lethal, This Is How Astronauts Fly Through Them

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Published on May 14, 2018

The radioactive Van Allen belts posed a serious challenge for space travel. NASA had to figure out a way for astronauts to fly through them without being exposed to deadly doses of radiation.

To learn more about NASA's Van Allen belt calculations, check out these links:
https://spacemath.gsfc.nasa.gov/earth...
https://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/tnD7080R...

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