Accession Number : AD0698652

Title :   SPACE POWER SYSTEMS. PART I.

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Report Date : NOV 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 349

Abstract : Contents: Power requirements, similitudes and limitations in trans-conventional propulsion systems; Space power systems; Nuclear space power systems; (Nuclear space power systems, Reactor space power systems, Radioisotope space power); Mechanical heat engines for space power systems.

Descriptors :   (*SPACE PROPULSION, SYMPOSIA), HEAT ENGINES, SPACECRAFT NUCLEAR PROPULSION, SOLAR ROCKETS, SOLAR CELLS, FUEL CELLS, ENERGY CONVERSION, RANKINE CYCLE, THERMIONIC CONVERTERS, THERMOELECTRICITY, TURBINES, BRAYTON CYCLE, ELECTROCHEMISTRY, ION ENGINES, SOLAR RADIATION, POWER SUPPLIES, OPTIMIZATION, STATE-OF-THE-ART REVIEWS, BELGIUM

Subject Categories : Non-electrical Energy Conversion
      Nuclear Propulsion
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE