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Lunar nuclear power feasibility study

Lunar nuclear power feasibility study

final report

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Published by Nuclear Engineering Division, Texas Engineering Experiment Station, Texas A&M University in College Station, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear energy -- United States.,
  • Moon.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC.A. Erdman, Tam Tran.
    SeriesNASA CR -- 171831., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-171831.
    ContributionsTran, Tam Van., Texas Engineering Experiment Station. Nuclear Engineering Division., Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17667281M

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    The Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) started development at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory during the now canceled Asteroid Redirect Mission. The original concept was a robotic, high performance solar electric spacecraft that would retrieve a multi-ton boulder from an asteroid and bring it to lunar orbit for y: United States.   The use of mobile reactors is proposed for utilizing nuclear energy to satisfy industrial energy needs in areas of our nation where primary fuels and other energy resources are not available. This alternative is cost competitive with oil and some forms of coal and will provide both steam and electrical power at industrial plant sites. Both technical and economic Author: D. W. Jones.

    Nuclear – Nuclear Civilian nuclear energy, as a clean source of energy can help ASEAN meet its growing energy demand in the region. Oil and Gas – The Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline aims to interconnect existing and planned gas pipeline infrastructure within ASEAN, to transport gas across borders to ensure greater security of gas supply. Basic infrastructure for a nuclear power project June IAEA-TECDOC Basic infrastructure for a nuclear power project include development of nuclear policies and regulations, feasibility studies, public consultations, technology evaluation, requests for proposals and evaluations, contracts andFile Size: KB.


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Get this from a library. Lunar nuclear power feasibility study: final report. [C A Erdman; Tam Van Tran; Texas Engineering Experiment Station.

Nuclear Engineering Division.; Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.]. Based on review of literature and on limited examination of nuclear power systems now proposed for space applications, a nuclear fission reactor powered system should be seriously considered as the first large (order of 50 kWe or greater) power system to be placed on a lunar by: 1.

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Erdman and T. Tran. Under NASA's Project Prometheus, the Nuclear Space Power Systems Program, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne, and Teledyne Energy Systems have teamed with a number of universities, under the Segmented Thermoelectric Multicouple Converter (STMC) Task, to develop the next generation of advanced thermoelectric converters for space reactor power systems.

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