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Gamma Rays

Astronauts from the Apollo Mission landing on the moon.

Let's Talk Lunar Resources

Discover some background information on how we'll learn to live and work on the Moon - and beyond!

Artist’s interpretation of astronaut in space

What are the Different Types of Radiation?

Learn about the different types of radiation, how they interact with atoms and how they can affect you.

Gamma ray image of the Milky Way taken by NASA’s Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope (NASA)

Gamma Rays: Helper or Hazard?

Gamma rays might make you think of cancer, harmful radiation or superheroes. But gamma rays have lots of uses: food safety, manufacturing and even medicine!