nuclear power

  1. A Tentative Fleet Plan

    Construction of the Dounreay Fast Reactor

    View: https://youtu.be/JIkYOFxcqRg
  2. Grey Havoc

    Taishan Nuclear Incident (ongoing)

    https://edition.cnn.com/2021/06/14/politics/china-nuclear-reactor-leak-us-monitoring/index.html https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/558253-company-warns-of-imminent-radiological-threat-from-leak-at-chinese
  3. Grey Havoc

    35th anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    https://news.trust.org/item/20210422092357-ow04l/
  4. QuadroFX

    Russian nuclear propulsion spacecraft "Nuklon"

    Nuclear propulsion spacecraft "Nuklon" / "Нуклон" / "Nucleon" also known as TEM / ТЭМ ( Transport and Energy Module ) / Транспортно-Энергетический Модуль / Transportno-Energeticheskiy Modul' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TEM_(nuclear_propulsion) The assembly process has started! :cool...
  5. panzerfeist1

    Interplanetary Travel Besides the Moon Projects

    Roscosmos sets task of drafting Venus exploration program tass.com "KHIMKI, January 31. /TASS/. Roscosmos has set a task of drafting a Venus exploration program similar in scale to Russia’s lunar program. The new program will incorporate the project Venera-D, the leading designer of the...
  6. V

    Giant Soviet nuclear powered flying boat

    In an interview with Discovery aired on the Planes That Never Flew episode about the WS-125, George Kerevan mentioned that the Soviet Union came up with a proposal for a nuclear-powered flying boat weighing 1,000 tons. The 1,000 ton flying boat had a wingspan over over 420 feet and four...
  7. E

    SNAP (Systems for Nuclear, Auxiliary Power)

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1965-Wire-Photo-Nasa-Nuclear-Power-System-Space-Vandenberg-Air-Base-Ca-8X10/163531342290?hash=item26133a41d2:g:A6QAAOSwyeNcVdv9:sc:USPSFirstClass!48185!US!-1
  8. Grey Havoc

    Nuclear Research Submarine (U.S. Department of the Interior, early 1970s)

    H/t moin1900:
  9. Grey Havoc

    ANPP redux?

    http://www.nuclearpowerdaily.com/reports/US_Nuclear_Lab_Building_Micro_Reactor_That_Can_Power_an_Army_Brigade_999.html
  10. D

    Pre-Enterprise Nuclear Powered Warships?

    The first commercial nuclear reactor in the United States, Shippingport, was derived from a reactor originally designed for a cancelled nuclear powered aircraft carrier. I haven't been able to find any information on this aircraft carrier, and I don't think the Shippingport reactor is related to...
  11. Grey Havoc

    Some good news regarding NASA RTGs

    Via Slashdot: http://news.discovery.com/space/nasa-plutonium-production-space-fuel-130314.htm
  12. F

    Gas core nuclear reactor for space and marine propulsion

    Hi I attach a file with a non-technical summary of research done at the University of Florida on a gas/vapor core nuclear reactor with MHD conversion for space propulsion. A liquid cooled version with MHD propulsion for navy operations is also presented. If Generation IV reactors are 2...
  13. flateric

    Sandia Lab's Nuclear-Powered UAV Project Leaked?

    while reading of Mr. Nozette unfortunate ending... http://www.fas.org/blog/secrecy/2012/03/sandia_drone.html http://www.fas.org/irp/eprint/sand-uav.pdf
  14. Orionblamblam

    NERVA - nuclear rocket

    From here: http://up-ship.com/blog/?p=8110 Showing the radiation levels around a NERVA. Note that the magnitudes (ten-to-the-holycrap power) are shown as faint large background numerals.
  15. Triton

    USAF interplanetary spacecraft concept using SPUR

    USAF interplanetary spacecraft concept model using Space Power Unit Reactor (SPUR) found on EBay. http://cgi.ebay.com/Spacecraft-Concept-Contractor-Desk-Model-NASA-USAF_W0QQitemZ110459822900QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item19b7eb2334 Description from EBay:
  16. JFC Fuller

    Nuclear USN/Pre Nam early 60s CBG plans.

    I am looking for information on the planned composition of USN carrier battle groups, and the wider USN, in the early 1960's with particular reference to nuclear powered surface ships. As I understand it, it was initially planned to construct 6 Enterprise class ships and 10 Long Beach class...
  17. M

    Nuclear Powered Locomotives

    Hi everybody I am searching for pictures or drawings of the Krauss-Maffei "Atomlok" . It is a german postwar project for a nuclear powered locomotive ! Data: Lenght 35m, wide 3m, weight 185 t, Power 5916 hp Here I have found some websites with pictures of nuclear powered locomotives ...
  18. Antonio

    Nuclear Powered Spacecraft

    Found this article at Flight archive. A nuclear Saturn V is illustrated http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1967/1967%20-%200502.html
  19. hesham

    Bell Nuclear Powered Helicopter

    Hi, the Bell Helicoptere Corporation designed a new concept for atomic-powered VTOL transport helicopter,it had 300 ft length,500,000 1b weight and estimated speed of 200 mph, it was look like to me as flying ship. http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1960/1960%20-%200793.html
  20. A

    Nuclear escorts

    Hi, somebody have information about this ship. Project 11990 test ship and Project 13040 Anchor. will be escort of nuclear power carrier.
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