Risk Risk of Adverse Health Outcomes and Decrements in Performance Due to Medical Conditions that occur in Mission, as well as Long Term Health Outcomes Due to Mission Exposures
Short Title: Medical Conditions Last Published:  07/30/21 01:05:31 PM (Central)
Element: Exploration Medical Capability (ExMC)
Evidence:  Report
Risk Master Logic Diagram:  Not Available
Point of Contact:  Kris Lehnhardt
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
Long
(30 days-1 year)
4x2Accepted4x2Accepted
Lunar OrbitalShort
(<30 days)
4x2Accepted3x2Accepted
Long
(30 days-1 year)
5x3Requires Mitigation4x2Requires Characterization
Lunar Orbital
+ Surface
Short
(<30 days)
4x3Requires Characterization4x2Requires Characterization
Long
(30 days-1 year)
5x4Requires Mitigation4x4Requires Characterization
MarsPreparatory
(<1 year)
5x4Requires Mitigation4x4Requires Characterization
Mars Planetary
(730-1224 days)
5x5Requires Mitigation5x4Requires Characterization
Note: LxC is the likelihood and consequence rating. The information above was last approved by the Human System Risk Board in 7/2021.
Risk Statement
Given that medical conditions will occur during human spaceflight missions, there is a possibility of adverse health outcomes and decrements in performance during these missions and for long term health.
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