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Concept for a shuttle-tended reusable interplanetary transport vehicle using nuclear electric propulsionNASA has placed new emphasis on the development of advanced propulsion technologies including Nuclear Electric Propulsion (NEP). This technology would provide multiple benefits including high delta-V capability and high power for long duration spacecraft operations.
Document ID
20060030353
Document Type
Conference Paper
External Source(s)
Authors
Nakagawa, R. Y.
Elliot, J. C.
Spilker, T. R.
Grayson, C. M.
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
March 8, 2003
Subject Category
Spacecraft Propulsion and Power
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
interplanetary nuclear electric propulsion shuttle