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Orion 'Mars' ship: Cosmic ray guard? Go. Parachutes? Go. Spacerock shield? Go!

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Here is a link to NASA's statement on Orion's radiation shielding. They do NOT claim to use use high density polymers as commented above. They just huddle behind boxes of food.

http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/np-2014-03-001-jsc-orion_radiation_handout.pdf

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