Risk Risk of Performance Decrement and Crew Illness Due to Inadequate Food and Nutrition
Short Title: Food and Nutrition Last Published:  11/23/20 11:55:09 AM (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
OperationsLong-Term Health
LxCRisk Disposition *LxCRisk Disposition *
Low Earth Orbit6 months3x1Accepted/Optimize2x1Accepted
1 year3x1Accepted/Optimize3x1Accepted
Deep Space Sortie1 month1x1Accepted/Optimize1x1Accepted
Lunar Visit/
1 year3x1Accepted/Optimize3x1Accepted
Deep Space
1 year3x3Accepted/Optimize3x2Accepted/Optimize
Planetary3 years3x4Requires Mitigation3x4Requires Mitigation
Note: LxC is the likelihood and consequence rating. The information above was last approved by the Human System Risk Board in 8/2015.
Risk Statement
Given that there is a constrained spaceflight environment with a limited-source food supply and altered nutrient requirements, there is a possibility of inadequate nutritional delivery resulting in performance decrement, crew illness, and long term health effects.
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