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NASA is working on magnetic protection against cosmic radiation

Digit News | 07/05/2022 03:46 PM | Click to read full article

A new concept offers hope on the horizon, and the researchers behind it have received funding from the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program to build a prototype.

Called CREW HaT, the proposal takes advantage of the latest advances in superconducting magnet technology to effectively shield spacecraft—and the astronauts inside—from harmful space .