Following on from the July 2014 article on the SR2S project entitled "Radiation shielding to protect a mission to Mars", DG Research and Innovation has published a new article about SR2S entitled "Shields up for manned space exploration". The article outlines how the project's development of a superconducting shield to protect astronauts from exposure to harmful radiation in space is important for the future of long duration deep space missions.
The article can be read in full by clicking here.
The previous article, from July 2014, can be read in full by clicking here.
The article also links to an animated video, hosted on YouTube, which we have embedded below: