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Accession Number N14-0000098
Title Shuttle Engine Designs Revolutionize Solar Power.
Publication Date Jan 2014
Media Count 2p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The Space Shuttle Main Engine was built under contract to Marshall Space Flight Center by Rocketdyne, now part of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (PWR). PWR applied its NASA experience to solar power technology and licensed the technology to Santa Monica, California-based SolarReserve. The company now develops concentrating solar power projects, including a plant in Nevada that has created 4,300 jobs during construction.
Keywords Construction
Engine design
Solar generators
Solar thermal electric power plants
Space shuttle main engine

Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 95E - Life Support Systems
84C - Manned Spacecraft
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1416
Contract Number N/A

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