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Title: Impacts of nuclear power sources on space debris

The paper presents some results of efforts dealing with computational analyses of probability of impact of nuclear power sources (NPS) on space debris (SD), destruction of the NPS structure on the impacts, change in orbital parameters as a result of the NPS impact and reentry.
Authors:
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  1. 'Red Star' State Enterprise Moscow 115230 (Russian Federation)
  2. (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21165707
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 387; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: STAIF-97: Space technology and applications international forum, Albuquerque, NM (United States), 26-30 Jan 1997; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.51948; (c) 1997 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; NUCLEAR POWER; PROBABILITY; REACTOR OPERATION; REACTORS; REENTRY; RISK ASSESSMENT; SPACE; SPACE VEHICLES