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TSA ‘ignored warnings’ on radiation dangers

Freedom of Information documents show the TSA ignoring the radiation dangers of its body scanners.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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  • Kelly Starks

    I wondered about this. I mean certainly all medical works duck behind lead barriers before zapping you, pilots need to watch the radiation exposure from frequent flights, frequent flyer passengers are sometimes cautioned to avoid the scanners and go for the pat down – yet TSA agents spend 8 hours a day standing next to these unshielded scanners?

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