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Title: SP-100 space reactor safety

The SP-100 space reactor power system is being developed to meet the large electrical power requirements of civilian and military missions planned for the 1990's and beyond. It will remove the restrictions on electrical power generation that have tended to limit missions and will enable the fuller exploration and utilization of space. This booklet describes the SP-100 space reactor power system and its development. Particular emphasis is given to safety. The design aand operational features as well as the design and safety review process that will assure that the SP-100 can be launched nd operated safely are described.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6434038
Report Number(s):
DOE/NE-0083
ON: TI87011824
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Research Org:
USDOE Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, Washington, DC
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 21 SPECIFIC NUCLEAR REACTORS AND ASSOCIATED PLANTS; SPACE POWER REACTORS; REACTOR SAFETY; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; SPACE VEHICLES; POWER SYSTEMS; DESIGN; LIQUID METAL COOLED REACTORS; QUALITY ASSURANCE; REACTOR ACCIDENTS; REACTOR OPERATION; REACTOR START-UP; RELIABILITY; SAFEGUARDS; SPECIFICATIONS; ACCIDENTS; ENERGY SYSTEMS; MOBILE REACTORS; OPERATION; POWER REACTORS; REACTORS; SAFETY; START-UP; VEHICLES NESDPS Office of Nuclear Energy Space and Defense Power Systems 220900* -- Nuclear Reactor Technology-- Reactor Safety; 210600 -- Power Reactors, Auxiliary, Mobile Package, & Transportable