Measurements of LET-distribution, dose equivalent and quality factor with the RRMD-III on the Space Shuttle Missions STS-84, -89 and -91

T. Doke, T. Hayashi, J. Kikuchi, T. Sakaguchi, K. Terasawa, E. Yoshihira, S. Nagaoka, T. Nakano, S. Takahashi

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Dosimetric measurements on the Space Shuttle Missions STS-84, -89 and -91 have been made by the real-time radiation monitoring device III (RRMD-III). Simultaneously, another dosimetry measurement was made by the Dosimetry Telescope (DOSTEL) on STS-84 and by the tissue-equivalent proportional counter (TEPC) on STS-91. First, the RRMD-III instrument is described in detail and its results summarized. Then, the results of DOSTEL and TEPC are compared with those of the RRMD-III. Also, the absorbed doses obtained by TLD (Mg2SiO4) and by RRMD-III on board STS-84 and -91 are compared.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)373-387
Number of pages15
JournalRadiation Measurements
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jun 1
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiation
  • Instrumentation

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