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  • The Martian Surface Reactor: An Advanced Nuclear Power Station for Manned Extraterrestrial Exploration ?

    Bushman, A.; Carpenter, D. M.; Ellis, T. S.; Gallagher, S. P.; Hershcovitch, M. D.; e.a. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems. Nuclear Space Applications, 2004-12)
    As part of the 22.033/22.33 Nuclear Systems Design project, this group designed a 100 kW[subscript e] Martian/Lunar surface reactor system to work for 5 EFPY in support of extraterrestrial human exploration efforts. The ...