Radiation Dosimetry and Detection
Radiation monitoring on board the International Space Station (ISS) is conducted to gather, analyze and characterize the radiation environment to better ensure crew health [1–3]. And thanks to careful consideration of radiation effects, the station does a very good job of protecting the crew. But given that astronauts are exposed to about 80 times the terrestrial radiation dose, radiation exposure still remains a limiting effect on an astronaut’s career, which is why it is important to accurately monitor exposure as closely as possible.
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