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Title: SP-100, the US Space Nuclear Reactor Power Program. Technical information report

Abstract

DARPA, in conjunction with DOE`s Office of Nuclear Energy, and NASA`s Office of Aeronautics and Space Technology are jointly sponsoring a space nuclear reactor power system program known as the Space Power-100 (SP-100) Development Project. The program is presently in the critical technology phase. This phase, better known as technology assessment and advancement, includes mission requirements definition, system conceptual designs, and critical technology development. A ground test phase decision is scheduled for July 1985. If the decision is positive, the next phase would begin in fiscal year 1986. An overriding concern in conducting this program is to ensure that nuclear safety is being properly addressed even in these early stages.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Jet Propulsion Lab., Pasadena, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States); National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC (United States); Department of Defense, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10184691
Report Number(s):
JPL/D-1085
ON: DE94051278; TRN: 94:008769
DOE Contract Number:
AI03-86SF16013
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Nov 1983
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; SPACE POWER REACTORS; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; FEASIBILITY STUDIES; REACTOR SAFETY; NESDPS Office of Nuclear Energy Space and Defense Power Systems; 210600; POWER REACTORS, MOBILE, PROPULSION, PACKAGE, AND TRANSPORTABLE

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Truscello, V.C. SP-100, the US Space Nuclear Reactor Power Program. Technical information report. United States: N. p., 1983. Web. doi:10.2172/10184691.
Truscello, V.C. SP-100, the US Space Nuclear Reactor Power Program. Technical information report. United States. doi:10.2172/10184691.
Truscello, V.C. Tue . "SP-100, the US Space Nuclear Reactor Power Program. Technical information report". United States. doi:10.2172/10184691. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10184691.
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title = {SP-100, the US Space Nuclear Reactor Power Program. Technical information report},
author = {Truscello, V.C.},
abstractNote = {DARPA, in conjunction with DOE`s Office of Nuclear Energy, and NASA`s Office of Aeronautics and Space Technology are jointly sponsoring a space nuclear reactor power system program known as the Space Power-100 (SP-100) Development Project. The program is presently in the critical technology phase. This phase, better known as technology assessment and advancement, includes mission requirements definition, system conceptual designs, and critical technology development. A ground test phase decision is scheduled for July 1985. If the decision is positive, the next phase would begin in fiscal year 1986. An overriding concern in conducting this program is to ensure that nuclear safety is being properly addressed even in these early stages.},
doi = {10.2172/10184691},
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number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Nov 01 00:00:00 EST 1983},
month = {Tue Nov 01 00:00:00 EST 1983}
}

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