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10th anniversary Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion

Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion (10th 1993 Albuquerque, N.M.)

10th anniversary Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion

Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 10-14, 1993

by Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion (10th 1993 Albuquerque, N.M.)

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Published by American Institute of Physics in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space vehicles -- Nuclear power plants -- Congresses.

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    Other titlesProceedings of the 10th Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion., Tenth anniversary Symposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion., Space nuclear power and propulsion.
    Statementeditors, Mohamed S. El-Genk, Mark D. Hoover ; Institute for Space Nuclear Power Studies, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Department, the University of New Mexico ; co-sponsored by National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters, Lewis Research Center ... [et al.] ; in cooperation with American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ... [et al.] ; industry affiliates Babcock & Wilcox Company ... [et al.].
    SeriesAIP conference proceedings -- no. 271.
    ContributionsEl-Genk, Mohamed S., Hoover, Mark D., American Institute of Physics., American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics., Lewis Research Center., University of New Mexico. Institute for Space Nuclear Power Studies., Babcock & Wilcox Company.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. (xl, 1752, [6] p.) :
    Number of Pages1752
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18009021M
    ISBN 101563961377, 156396130X, 1563961350, 1563961369, 1563961415, 1563961385, 1563961393, 1563961407
    LC Control Number92075162

    Nuclear propulsion includes a wide variety of propulsion methods that use some form of nuclear reaction as their primary power source. The idea of using nuclear material for propulsion dates back to the beginning of the 20th century. In it was hypothesized that radioactive material, radium, might be a suitable fuel for engines to propel cars and boats. H. G. Wells picked up this idea in his . various nuclear thermal propulsion concepts. DOE is supporting both DOD and NASA and is pursuing the joint planning, development, and acquisition of a ground test facility capable of testing the NASA and DOD programs. DOE is responsible for designing, developing, and testing nuclear power and propulsion.

    ULTRAFAST-LASER DRIVEN PLASMA FOR SPACE PROPULSION NIAC Final Report Submitted to Dr. Robert A. Cassanova NIAC Director A Fourteenth Street NW Atlanta, GA By Dr. Terry Kammash Principal Investigator Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Tel: () Fax: ( File Size: KB. The CSNR is located at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) building in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Nuclear Thermal Propulsion. The United States first explored the use of nuclear power in space in the s. Between and , the U.S. built and tested more than 20 nuclear-propelled rocket engines in the Rover/NERVA program.

    NUCLEAR SPACE AND THE EARTH ENVIRONMENT: THE BENEFITS, DANGERS, AND LEGALITY OF NUCLEAR POWER AND PROPULSION IN OUTER SPACE JOSEPH J. MACAVOY* INTRODUCTION Launched in October from the Cape Canaveral Air Stationin Florida, the National Aeronautics and Space Administra-tion's ("NASA") Cassini mission to Saturn faced unprecedented. Why isn't Musk advocating nuclear propulsion for rockets? Mister Musk likes to defend technologies that we don't even know whether they are physically feasible like electrical propulsion for jets, neuron-microchip interfaces to boost the power of consciousness, nuclear fusion that would be easily done if you increased the scale of the reactor etc.


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NASA’s Nuclear Power and Propulsion Capability Leadership Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS) Tom Brown and Chris Iannello NASA Engineering And Safety Center Langley Research Center Febru wFile Size: KB.

SPACE NUCLEAR POWER / NUCLEAR THERMAL PROPULSION. Fission Reactor Inadvertent Reentry, NASA/CR, August ; Space Power Heritage Study Final Results, NASA/CR, February ; Potential Improvements to the Nuclear Safety and Launch Approval Process for Nuclear Reactors Utilized for Space Power and Propulsion Applications, NASA/TM.

Dear Colleagues, Micromachines (ISSN X) published the inaugural issue in ; it has experienced a tremendous growth in terms of the number and quality of scientific publications, and has been covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Ei Compendex, Scopus and PubMed.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Micromachines, we are currently organizing a Special. The role of nuclear power and nuclear propulsion in the peaceful exploration of space.

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The past and the recent status of nuclear propulsion (NP) for application to space mission is presented. The case for using NP in manned space missions is made based on fundamental physics and on.

Several aspects of nuclear ship propulsion, with special reference to nuclear safety, were discussed at an international symposium at Taormina, Italy, from November About 17 5 scientific, administrative and legal experts from 19 countries and six international organizations participated in the.

The proposed designs of high-power space tugs that utilize solar or nuclear energy to power an electric jet engine are reviewed.

The conceptual design of a nuclear power propulsion system (NPPS. Welcome to the Institute for Space and Nuclear Power Studies. Welcome to the Institute for Space and Nuclear Power Studies (ISNPS).

ISNPS was founded in as a research and development organization within UNM's School of Engineering with a focus on space power and propulsion technologies and related fields. Suggested Citation:"3 Applications of Nuclear Power and Propulsion in Solar and Space Physics: Background." National Research Council.

Priorities in Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power and Propulsion. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / ×.

The material presented in Chapters 4 and 6 clearly demonstrates that the availability of nuclear power and propulsion technologies has the potential to enable a rich variety of solar and space physics and solar system exploration missions.

Of the various nuclear technologies considered, radioisotope power systems (RPSs) are directly enhancing or enabling for missions identified in the solar. The Future of Nuclear. A new generation of young nuclear and aerospace engineers is today exploring nuclear propulsion as we prepare to embark upon the second space age in which large numbers of humans will begin to establish permanent colonies throughout the solar system.

Solar energy will undoubtedly play a role as a valuable power source in colonies located near Earth’s orbit but solar. The technology saw a brief revival in the late '80s and early '90s with the Space Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (SNTP) program, which also ran out of funding before flight testing.

LIGHTWEIGHT, HIGH-TEMPERATURE RADIATOR FOR IN-SPACE NUCLEAR-ELECTRIC POWER AND PROPULSION SEPTEMBER BRIANA N. TOMBOULIAN, B.S., SMITH COLLEGE Ph.D., UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST Directed by: Professor Robert W.

Hyers The desire to explore deep space destinations with high-power and high-speed space+craft inspired this work. NASA looks to send a small nuclear reactor to the moon and Mars For the first time sinceNASA had developed a nuclear reactor for space.

It could be used for experiments and settlements on Author: Rob Nikolewski. A nuclear pulse drive starship powered by fusion-antimatter catalyzed nuclear pulse propulsion units would be similarly in the 10% range and pure Matter-antimatter annihilation rockets would be theoretically capable of obtaining a velocity between 50% to 80% of the speed of light.

In each case saving fuel for slowing down halves the maximum speed. A ground-breaking Russian nuclear space-travel propulsion system will be ready by and will power a ship capable of long-haul interplanetary missions bygiving Russia a head start in the outer-space race.

Rockets that harness the power of nuclear fusion may provide the next big leap in humanity's quest to explore the final frontier, NASA's science chief says.Nuclear pulse propulsion is a common feature of hard science fiction stories, as the idea offers high thrust and/or high specific impulse drives without requiring new physics.

Books. Robert A. Heinlein's short story "Blowups Happen" mentions powering spaceships with nuclear bombs.; The novel Wine of the Dreamers, by John D. MacDonald, involves the development of a hybrid.