posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 08:02 AM
Originally posted by covermaker
jeezus's cheese .. has no one in this thread ever heard of the "VAN ALLEN BELT" ??? this extremely high radiation belt outside our orbital ceiling.
No living organism can live through it . and it would take vastly heavy enormous lead shields to protect from it . THIS is why we never went (or are
ever going to) humanly explore further than our own planet . Why is this fact ominously written out of every space story .??
For the radiation of the Van Hallen Belts to kill you you would have to spend a few years in it in a space capsule.
Yet there are weak points in this belt also. Space capsules spend mereley minutes passing through these belts.
Yet there are other things which are unavoidable such as cosmic particles that pass straight through space helmets and suits - yet they are so minute
they dont kill you - There is microscopic evidence of the holes these particles cause. Such particles are said to even pass through planets. But wont
edit on 30-1-2012 by artistpoet because: (no reason given)
edit on 30-1-2012 by artistpoet because: typo