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This NASA site describes how an Apollo astronaut caught "lunar dust hay fever" and how breathing lunar dust poses a serious health risk. The site contains several images of lunar dust.  In addition, the even more serious hazard of dust on Mars is presented.
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Astronomy
- Solar System
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= The Moon
- Space Exploration
= Human Exploration
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Access Rights: Free access
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Provided by NASA
Keywords: Mars, dust, health risk, lunar dust, moon, moondust, respiration, respiratory
Record Creator: Metadata instance created April 25, 2008 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Apr 23, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington), WWW Document, (http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2005/22apr_dontinhale/).
AJP/PRST-PER
Don’t Breathe the Moondust, (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington), <http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2005/22apr_dontinhale/>.
APA Format
Don’t Breathe the Moondust. (n.d.). Retrieved September 18, 2014, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2005/22apr_dontinhale/
Chicago Format
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Don’t Breathe the Moondust. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2005/22apr_dontinhale/ (accessed 18 September 2014).
MLA Format
Don’t Breathe the Moondust. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 18 Sep. 2014 <http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2005/22apr_dontinhale/>.
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