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Assessment of Strategies for Managing Cancer Risks Associated with Radiation Exposure During Crewed Space Missions
April 14, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine invites the public to provide comments to be considered by the Committee on the Assessment of Strategies for Managing Cancer Risks Associated with Radiation Exposure During Crewed Space Missions, a study commissioned by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The public comment period will be open until 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 18, 2021.
Members of the public are encouraged to submit written comments for consideration by the study committee (as individuals or on behalf of an organization) via email to SpaceRadiation@nas.edu. All materials and comments received will be placed in the committee’s Public Access File, and may be provided to the public upon request. Materials and comments received may also be included in the committee’s report.
The Committee will host a public webinar on April 14, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM ET to hear from the International Commission on Radiological Protection’s Task Group 115 on Risk and Dose Assessment for Radiological Protection of Astronauts. If you would like to attend this webinar, please contact Ruth Cooper at RCooper@nas.edu.
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For more information about the study, including committee membership, please click here.