Have we passed the Van Allan Radiation Belt?

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Offline thedoc

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Have we passed the Van Allan Radiation Belt?
« on: 03/11/2015 12:50:02 »
Olof Dahl Bjurwill  asked the Naked Scientists:
   Hi!
How come the Apollos passed the Van Allan Radiation Belt 50 years ago without problem but now scientistis are trying to work out a solution to pass them??
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Olof
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
 

   

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Re: Have we passed the Van Allan Radiation Belt?
« Reply #1 on: 03/11/2015 13:50:36 »
Which scientists? Or are you confusing the van Allen belts with interplanetary radiation?
helping to stem the tide of ignorance