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The Effects of Head Only Radiation on the Hardness of Bone
NASA has a long term goal to go to Mars. The long duration spaceflight has many risks to astronaut health, including the risk of bone loss due to the absence of gravity and exposure to space radiation. There have been ...
Effects of Helium-4 Radiation on Bone Mechanics
In the 50 years since NASA s first moon landing, space exploration has become more prevalent as the necessity for extraterrestrial resources has increased on Earth. Outside of Earth s magnetic field, there is a lack of ...
Long-Time Elastic Modulus of Rat Femurs Exposed to Radiation Using Microindentation
NASA has trips to both the Moon and Mars on their itinerary for the near future. Health and safety of the astronauts is of the upmost importance for the missions. Bone loss, or osteoporosis, is a known risk of space travel ...