Analyzing the Risks of Space Radiation – FSGC Sponsored research at FIT
Analyzing the Risks of Space Radiation
As space tourism inches toward reality, and with a push for humans to reach Mars by 2030, health concerns for this growing number of would-be astronauts are increasingly relevant.
Florida Tech College of Engineering and Science professors Kenia Pedrosa Nunes and Kunal Mitra are investigating the effect of space radiation on the human cardiovascular system. The research is funded by one-year, $50,000 grant from the NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium.