Task Lunar EVA Dosimetry: Microdosimeter-Dosimeter Instrument (Completed)
Last Published:  11/23/20 11:55:12 AM (Central)
Short Title: Solid State Silicon Detector
Responsible HRP Element: Space Radiation
Collaborating Org(s):
National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI)
Funding Status: Completed - Task completed and produced a deliverable
Procurement Mechanism(s):

Objective is to advance the state-of-the-art of solid-state microdosimeters (SSMD) to design, develop, and test a flight-qualifiable engineering model by Dec 2012.  Aims include:

1.1 Develop a benchtop system to advance the state-of-the-art of SSDM incorporating proven advancements into the flight engineering model

1.2 Develop a flight engineering model suitable as a personal SSDM

1.3 Develop improved SSDM sensors

1.4 Utilize computer modeling to support instrument development and compare with observations

1.5 Explore opportunities to transition to a flight program

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