Ahead of the launch of the Orion spacecraft, NASA is evaluating radiation protection plans for astronauts when they go into deep space.

NASA evaluates radiation protection plans ahead of Orion spacecraft launchEngineers, astronauts and designers are conducting testing in a representative model of the spacecraft. Designers of the Orion capsule are also testing their plan to help astronauts escape from radiation in space. In the even of a radiation incident, astronauts will take shelter and create a fort around them using their supplies.


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