Risk Risk of Injury and Compromised Performance Due to EVA Operations
Short Title: EVA Last Published:  07/30/21 01:05:31 PM (Central)
Element: Human Health Countermeasures (HHC)
Evidence:  Report
Risk Master Logic Diagram:  Diagram
Point of Contact:  Andrew Abercromby
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)
3x2Accepted3x2Accepted with Optimization
Long
(30 days-1 year)
3x2Accepted3x2Accepted with Optimization
Lunar OrbitalShort
(<30 days)
3x3Accepted with Optimization3x2Accepted with Optimization
Long
(30 days-1 year)
3x3Accepted with Optimization3x2Accepted with Optimization
Lunar Orbital
+ Surface
Short
(<30 days)
3x4Requires Mitigation3x2Accepted with Optimization
Long
(30 days-1 year)
3x4Requires Mitigation3x2Accepted with Optimization
MarsPreparatory
(<1 year)
3x3Accepted with Optimization3x2Accepted with Optimization
Mars Planetary
(730-1224 days)
3x4Requires Mitigation3x2Accepted with Optimization
Note: LxC is the likelihood and consequence rating. The information above was last approved by the Human System Risk Board in 10/2020.
Risk Statement
Given the high-performance physiological and functional demands of operating in a self-contained EVA or training suit in various gravity fields and system environments, there is a possibility that crew injury and compromised physiological and functional performance may occur.
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