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Record 13 of 1558
Technology and applications of space nuclear power
Author and Affiliation:
Reck, Gregory M.(NASA, Washington, DC, United States)
Rosen, Robert(NASA, Washington, DC, United States)
Bennett, Gary L.(NASA Washington, DC, United States)
Schnyer, A. D.(W.J. Schafer Associates, Inc., Arlington, VA, United States)
Abstract: Requirements for a number of potential NASA civil space missions are addressed, and the nuclear power technology base to meet these requirements is described. Particular attention is given to applications of space nuclear power to lunar, Mars, and science missions and the technology status of space nuclear power with emphasis on dynamic isotope and space nuclear reactor power systems.
Publication Date: Oct 01, 1991
Document ID:
19920030538
(Acquired Nov 22, 1995)
Accession Number: 92A13162
Subject Category: SPACECRAFT PROPULSION AND POWER
Report/Patent Number: IAF PAPER 91-233
Document Type: Preprint
Publisher Information: International Organization
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA; Washington, DC, United States
Schafer (W. J.) Associates, Inc.; Arlington, VA, United States
Description: 21p; In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: NUCLEAR PROPULSION; NUCLEAR ROCKET ENGINES; SPACE POWER REACTORS; TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING; MISSION PLANNING; NASA SPACE PROGRAMS; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT
Imprint And Other Notes: IAF, International Astronautical Congress, 42nd, Montreal, Canada, Oct. 5-11, 1991. 21 p.
Availability Source: Other Sources
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