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How do Occupants of the ISS Survive a CME

  1. Jan 28, 2012 #1
    How do occupants living on board the International Space Station (ISS) survive exposure to solar storms and especially coronal mass ejections?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 28, 2012 #2
    I think theres a special module attached to the station for that purpose kinda like a space bunker or something.
     
  4. Feb 8, 2012 #3
    Here are some links and excerpts from websites with additional relevant information about the measures taken to protect astronauts from such life-threatenng radiation.









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    Last edited: Feb 8, 2012
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