NOAA Photo Library Banner
Takes you to the Top Page Takes you to the About this Site page. Takes you to the Contacts page. Takes you to the HELP page. Takes you to the Credits page. Takes you to the Collections page. Takes you to the search page. Takes you to the Links page.

NOAA Photo Library Image - wea01035

From the moment a Shuttle lifts off, SEC is on constant alert to inform NASA of any expected solar radiation that could harm the astronauts. Should it be necessary, astronauts are kept inside the Shuttle and in the most shielded part if necessary to avoid that radiation.

Image ID: wea01035, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection

Category: Weather Wonders/Space Weather/

High Resolution Photo Available

Publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA),
NOAA Central Library
NOAA Privacy Policy | NOAA Disclaimer
Last Updated:
November 10, 2017