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Title: Kilopower reactor to power a habitat on Mars

Abstract

When we imagine sending humans long-term to live on the surface of Mars, the moon, or other planetary bodies in the not-so-distant future, one of the primary questions is: How will we provide the colonists with power? Kilopower is a small nuclear reactor being designed at Los Alamos National Laboratory in conjunction with NASA that it hopes will one day be the answer to that question.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
LANL (Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1570699
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; KILOPOWER; KILOPOWER REACTOR; KILOWATTS; MARS; NASA; HEAT PIPES; TEMPERATURE DIFFERENTIAL

Citation Formats

. Kilopower reactor to power a habitat on Mars. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
. Kilopower reactor to power a habitat on Mars. United States.
. Tue . "Kilopower reactor to power a habitat on Mars". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1570699.
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