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Posted 01 August 2014 - 02:47 PM
NASA Experts, Russia Sign Radiation Safety Protocol Despite Sanctions
RIA Novosti said:
MOSCOW, July 31 (RIA Novosti) – NASA experts have signed a protocol with Russia on radiation safety for space flights despite the new set of US sanctions against Moscow, the director of Moscow State University’s Institute of Nuclear Physics said Thursday.
“Despite the sanctions, specialists from NASA are currently in Moscow. We are signing a joint Russia-US protocol on radiation safety during flights to the moon and Mars,” Mikhail Panasyuk said.
"Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-boggingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the street to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space." - The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams 1952 - 2001