Short Title: Dust Last Published:  07/31/18 09:30:03 AM (Central)
Element: Exploration Medical Capability (ExMC)
Evidence:  Report
Risk Master Logic Diagram:  Diagram
Point of Contact:  Torin McCoy
Risk Ratings and Dispositions per Design Reference Mission (DRM) Category
DRM CategoriesMission
Duration
OperationsLong-Term Health
LxCRisk Disposition *LxCRisk Disposition *
Low Earth Orbit6 monthsNot ApplicableNot ApplicableNot ApplicableNot Applicable
1 yearNot ApplicableNot ApplicableNot ApplicableNot Applicable
Deep Space Sortie1 monthTo Be DeterminedTo Be DeterminedTo Be DeterminedTo Be Determined
Lunar Visit/
Habitation
1 year1x3Accepted1x4Accepted
Deep Space
Journey/Habitation
1 yearTo Be DeterminedTo Be DeterminedTo Be DeterminedTo Be Determined
Planetary3 yearsTo Be DeterminedTo Be DeterminedTo Be DeterminedTo Be Determined
Note: LxC is the likelihood and consequence rating. The Low Earth Orbit DRM does not involve dust issues within the scope of this risk. Other DRMs require further data for HSRB assessment.
Risk Statement
Given the unique properties of lunar and other celestial bodies' dust, there is a possibility that exposure could lead to serious health effects (e.g., respiratory, cardiopulmonary, ocular or dermal harm) or to crew performance impacts during celestial body missions.

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