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astronaut exploring the moon's south pole are going to need help keeping lunar dust out of hard to reach places this is innovation now bringing you stories behind the ideas that shave our future we know that lunar dust is harmful it has sharp edges and can affect human lungs during the apollo missions dust covered camera lenses advisors astronaut tracked dust on their space suits into the lunar module creating issues for equipment dust is one problem that must be solved be for astronauts go to the moon just stay now a team it now says kennedy space center has a solution and electro dynamic namic dust shield that users dynamic electric fields to remove dust from surfaces the shield is activated using transparent electrodes that deflect dust particles electrodes could be integrated into astronaut visors solar panels optical equipment habitat windows even spacesuit shoe boxes size samples will spend the next year attached to be outside of the international space station allowing the team

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