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Do astronauts need sunscreen? (video)

American Chemical Society

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2018 -- Space is full of potentially dangerous radiation. Here on Earth, our atmosphere and magnetic field protect us from the worst of it. Astronauts on a deep-space mission would need other forms of protection. In collaboration with National Chemistry Week, this Reactions video is all about chemistry in space: https://youtu.be/MV5PGjWl2Yc.

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