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Old 08-08-2012, 02:46 PM
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Default Mars: Radiation would constitute a threat to astronauts?

Curiosity's RADIATION detector.

Quote:
"This radiation would be hazardous to any microbes alive on the planet today, but would also constitute a threat to the health of any future astronauts on the Red Planet."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19186237

Does this rule out human exploration altogether?
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