The Performance of Nuclear Thermal Fission Rockets

Made:
1959-08
part of archive:
Papers relating to the Development of a Full Pressure Suit by P Frankenstein & Sons
maker:
Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd
and
Wyatt, O.H.

A paper proposing the use of nuclear rather than chemical rockets including detailed sections on the nuclear reaction, propellant, weight analysis, burn-out velocity, design variations and direct comparisons with chemical rockets. Includes illustrative tables and graphs.

Details

Identifier:
YA2007.25/2/1/16
Subject:
Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautics and Airline Industry
Access:
Open access.

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