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Nuclear power in space

United States. Energy Research and Development Administration.

Nuclear power in space

by United States. Energy Research and Development Administration.

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Published by Energy Research and Development Administration, Office of Public Affairs in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear energy,
  • Space vehicles -- Nuclear power plants,
  • Isotopic power generators

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14895130M

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      The principal purpose of this trip was to participate in the Anniversary Specialist Conference on Nuclear Power Engineering in Space hosted by the USSR Ministry of Atomic Power Engineering and Industry. The conference was held in Obninsk, USSR. A secondary purpose of the trip was to meet with the French Commissariat A L'Energie Atomique in Paris regarding the status of their space power   UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS THERMAL POWER PLANTS – Vol. II - Nuclear Reactor Materials and Chemistry - D.H. Lister ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) UO2 mixed with gadolinium oxide, for gadolinium is an effective burnable poison in that it absorbs neutrons but in time becomes depleted in the absorbing

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@article{osti_, title = {Nuclear Reactors for Space Power (Rev.)}, author = {Corliss, William R}, abstractNote = {This is a revision of the pamphlet "SNAP Nuclear Space Reactors" published in This booklet describes the principles of nuclear-reactor space power plants and shows how they will contribute to the exploration and use of :// Nuclear power in space.

Washington: Energy Research and Development Administration, Office of Public Affairs, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Energy Research and Development Administration.

OCLC Number: Notes: Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Public Affairs. Nuclear power in space. Washington: Dept. of Energy, Office of Public Affairs, @article{osti_, title = {Space nuclear power}, author = {Angelo, J Jr and Buden, D}, Nuclear power in space book = {This volume considers the major aspects of space nuclear power.

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