Accession Number : ADA146831


Title :   SNAP (Space Nuclear Auxiliary Power) Reactor Overview


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun 1982-Dec 1983


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE WEAPONS LAB KIRTLAND AFB NM


Personal Author(s) : Voss, Susan S


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a146831.pdf


Report Date : Aug 1984


Pagination or Media Count : 103


Abstract : The SNAP reactor programs are outlined in this report. A summary of the program is included along with a technical outline of the SER, S2DR, SNAP 10A/SNAPSHOT, S8ER, and S8DR reactor systems. Specifications of the designs, the design logic and a conclusion outlining some of the program weaknesses are given.


Descriptors :   *AUXILIARY POWER PLANTS , *NUCLEAR REACTORS , SPACE MISSIONS , SPACE SYSTEMS , SPACE TECHNOLOGY , HISTORY


Subject Categories : Snap(systems For Nuclear Auxiliary Power) Tech
      Astronautics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE