NASA wants your brilliant ideas for protecting astronauts from radiation


NASA has always been a fan of you and your ideas, often relying on crowdsourcing for thoughts about fun projects like the search for exoplanets and studying the surface of the moon. 

Now comes word they’re accepting ideas on designing a radiation shield for potential deep-space flights. More specifically, “a 3D folding concept for radiation shielding used to cover human habitation sections of spacecraft.”

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The new project is just one of three challenges currently active on a site that NASA is running with to crowdsource solutions for various needs. Previous challenges range from building 3D models of various tools like a drill or manilla envelope to developing a smartwatch app astronauts can use during missions. Read more…

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