Friday, October 25, 2013

The Effects of Space Weather on Aviation

http://youtu.be/UHYbnv6O1Go

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Astronauts aren't the only ones who need to worry about solar flares. Ordinary air travelers can also be exposed to significant doses of radiation during solar storms. A new computer model developed by NASA aims to help protect the public by predicting space weather hazards to aviation.

http://sol.spacenvironment.net/~nairas/Dose_Rates.html


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