Risk Risk of Performance Decrement and Crew Illness Due to Inadequate Food and Nutrition
Short Title: Food and Nutrition Last Published:  07/30/21 01:05:31 PM (Central)
Element: Human Health Countermeasures (HHC)
Evidence:  Report
Risk Master Logic Diagram:  Not Available
Point of Contact:  Grace Douglas
HRP Risk Status: Active [current research ongoing]
Risk Ratings and Dispositions per Design Reference Mission (DRM) Category
DRM CategoriesMission Type and
Duration
OperationsLong-Term Health
LxCRisk Disposition *LxCRisk Disposition *
Low Earth OrbitShort
(<30 days)
3x1Accepted/Optimize2x1Accepted
Long
(30 days-1 year)
3x1Accepted/Optimize3x1Accepted
Lunar OrbitalShort
(<30 days)
3x1Accepted/Optimize3x1Accepted/Optimize
Long
(30 days-1 year)
3x3Requires Mitigation3x2Requires Mitigation
Lunar Orbital
+ Surface
Short
(<30 days)
3x1Accepted/Optimize3x1Accepted/Optimize
Long
(30 days-1 year)
3x3Requires Mitigation3x2Requires Mitigation
MarsPreparatory
(<1 year)
3x4Requires Mitigation3x4Requires Mitigation
Mars Planetary
(730-1224 days)
3x4Requires Mitigation3x4Requires Mitigation
Note: LxC is the likelihood and consequence rating. The information above was last approved by the Human System Risk Board in 2/2020.
Risk Statement
Given that there is a constrained ability to supply adequate food in spaceflight missions, there is a possibility that inadequate nutrition will result in performance decrement, crew illness, and long term health effects.
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