Short Title: Arrhythmia Last Published:  07/31/18 09:30:03 AM (Central)
Element: Human Health Countermeasures (HHC)
Evidence:  Report
Risk Master Logic Diagram:  Diagram
Point of Contact:  Stuart Lee
Risk Ratings and Dispositions per Design Reference Mission (DRM) Category
DRM CategoriesMission
Duration
OperationsLong-Term Health
LxCRisk Disposition *LxCRisk Disposition *
Low Earth Orbit6 months3x3Accepted with Monitoring3x2Accepted with Monitoring
1 year3x3Accepted with Monitoring3x2Accepted with Monitoring
Deep Space Sortie1 month3x3Accepted with Monitoring3x2Accepted with Monitoring
Lunar Visit/
Habitation
1 year3x3Accepted with Monitoring3x2Accepted with Monitoring
Deep Space
Journey/Habitation
1 year3x4Requires Mitigation3x2Accepted with Monitoring
Planetary3 years3x4Requires Mitigation3x2Accepted with Monitoring
Note: LxC is the likelihood and consequence rating.
Risk Statement

Given the stressors of space flight (exposure to microgravity, radiation, oxidative and mental stress, fluid shifts), as well as the age of astronauts, there is a possibility that clinically significant cardiac arrhythmias might occur during spaceflight.

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