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nuclear rocket

[′nü·klē·ər ′räk·ət]
(aerospace engineering)
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Aydogan, "Radiation Heat Transfer in the Fuel of a Nuclear Rocket," Journal of Thermal Engineering, vol.
In 2009, the Recovery Act paid for demolishing structures at the Test Cell C Facility, which also was used for nuclear rocket reactor development.
During the 1950s and 1960s NASA spent over $10 billion to build the nuclear rocket program canceled in the end because a launch accident would contaminate major portions of Florida and beyond.
Sandia also said that a heat shield on nuclear rocket engines could prevent the release of nuclear and other potentially hazardous materials from accidentaly entering the earth's atmosphere.
Knowing that nuclear rocket power would have mainly civilian applications, the Air Force is already doing general research into propulsion from antimatter, especially antiprotons.
One of the real coups of the Ling's Cars phenomenon has been the publicity generated by Ling's self styled "Nuclear Rocket Truck" ( a provocative image at a time when China is emerging as a new superpower.
Eight appendices address more generic matters such as fuel element development, alternative and advanced concepts, safety and environmental aspects of testing, turbo pumps and nozzles, program budget, and the Russian nuclear rocket program.
The nuclear rocket plan would be safe, say experts, because the sun is so distant and is already a mass of nuclear activity.
I very much appreciate no testing of nuclear rockets, missiles, any of it, very much appreciate it," Trump told reporters before his session with Kim.
The only thing that saved the most population of humans is that robots did not get the codes of launching system of the nuclear rockets. In that case there would be not a war, but a genocide of the human race."
But following the publicity surrounding the security breach, interest around the flick has shot higher than one of the despot's nuclear rockets.

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