Thursday, 30 May 2013

While Curiosity's primary mission was to find out if Mars might ever have been capable of supporting Martian life, the rover has also collected data pertinent for a different kind of life: human beings. Curiosity has kept tabs on radiation levels on Mars as well as during the 253-day, 350-million-mile trip it took to get there. Findings released today indicate that radiation levels an astronaut would receive from a trip to Mars and back would be high: approximately 2/3 of their lifetime reco


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