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DLRmagazine 170 – Compute before flight
Modern engines should be low-emission and quiet, but still reach high speeds. For decades, DLR's aeronautics institutes have been working to improve them. In this magazine, two DLR researchers discuss the role that the virtual engine could play in the future. This issue includes an overview of bedrest studies conducted to investigate space sickness and introduces a parabolic trough test facility through which molten salt flows.
MARE – Radiation exposure on a journey to the Moon
Outside Earth's protective magnetic field, radiation exposure is very high for humans. It poses a considerable health risk for future crews on long-term missions to the Moon and Mars. That is why it is crucial to determine this exposure more precisely and to develop measures to protect astronauts.