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Biocore experimentThe Apollo 17 biological cosmic ray experiment to determine the effect of heavy cosmic ray particles on the brain and eyes is reported. The pocket mouse was selected as the biological specimen for the experiment. The radiation monitors, animal autopsy and animal processing are described, and the radiation effects on the scalp, retina, and viscera are analyzed.
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Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Bailey, O. T.
(Illinois Univ. Urbana, IL, United States)
Benton, E. V.
(San Francisco Univ.)
Cruty, M. R.
(San Francisco Univ.)
Harrison, G. A.
(NASA Ames Res. Center)
Haymaker, W.
(NASA Ames Res. Center)
Humason, G.
(Oak Ridge Associated Universities)
Leon, H. A.
(NASA Ames Res. Center)
Lindberg, R. L.
(Northorp Corporate Labs.)
Look, B. C.
(NASA Ames Res. Center)
Lushbaugh, C. C.
(Oak Ridge Associated Universities)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1973
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Johnson Space Center Apollo 17 Prelim. Sci. Rept.
Subject Category
Space Radiation
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Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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