SWEPT Telescope Could Serve as Vital Early Warning System for Lunar Gateway

A full view of the Lunar Gateway including Canadarm3, a Canadian contribution to be built by MDA. Credit: NASA JSC.

A collaboration between two University of Alberta professors may finally have led to a breakthrough: a new radiation detection device with unique capabilities that could not only help us prepare for radiation bursts in space, but save the lives of astronauts at the Lunar Gateway or on the Moon.

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About Craig Bamford

Craig started writing for SpaceQ in 2017 as their space culture reporter, shifting to Canadian business and startup reporting in 2019. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists, and has a Master's Degree in International Security from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He lives in Toronto.