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Accession Number DE2012-1033368
Title Nuclear vs. Solar Power for Earth-Orbit Missions.
Publication Date Aug 1974
Media Count 10p
Personal Author B. Raab J. J. Karlin
Abstract The anticipated development of advanced nuclear-radioisotope power systems has led to a reevaluation of their possible utility in earth-orbit missions of various kinds. Because such missions almost always have the option of using solar-power, a decision f ...
Keywords Communication satellites
Earth orbits
Economic analysis
Navigation satellites
Nuclear power
Radioisotope power systems
Solar power plants
Space missions
Synchronous orbit

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 77C - Nuclear Auxiliary Power Systems
97N - Solar Energy
84 - Space Technology
Corporate Author Fairchild Space Co., Germantown, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1307
Contract Number N/A

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