History Creation of a Nuclear Rocket Engine Reactor

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Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 170)

Abstract

The high pace of development and the high scientific and technological level of atomic power engineering achieved in the USSR in the second half of the 1950s created objective prerequisites for the construction of fundamentally new types of stationary and mobile nuclear energy reactors and facilities intended, in particular, for cosmic purposes, such as nuclear rocket engines (NREs) and small-size nuclear–electric energy converters [1, 2].

Keywords

Federal State Unitary Enterprise Propulsion Mode Atomic Energy Institute Soviet Researcher Characteristic Transverse Size 
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    Ponomarev-Stepnoy, N. N. (1993). Creation history of NRER in the USSR (pp. 3–18). Third Branch Conferences “Nuclear Power in Space”.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. PetersburgRussia

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