Short Title: Renal Last Published:  11/23/20 11:55:09 AM (Central)
Element: Exploration Medical Capability (ExMC)
Evidence:  Report
Risk Master Logic Diagram:  Diagram
Point of Contact:  Kris Lehnhardt
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 months2x3Accepted3x3Accepted
1 year2x3Accepted3x3Accepted
Deep Space Sortie1 month2x3Accepted3x3Accepted
Lunar Visit/
1 year2x3Accepted3x3Accepted
Deep Space
1 year2x4Requires Mitigation3x4Requires Mitigation
Planetary3 years2x4Requires Mitigation3x4Requires Mitigation
Note: LxC is the likelihood and consequence rating. The information above was last approved by the Human System Risk Board in 3/2016.
Risk Statement
Given changes in urinary biochemistry during space flight, there is a possibility that symptomatic renal stones may form, resulting in urinary calculi or urolithiasis, renal colic (pain), nausea, vomiting, hematuria, infection, hydronephrosis.
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