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Shutdown characteristics of a snap-8 power conversion system

Thomas P. Hecker

Shutdown characteristics of a snap-8 power conversion system

by Thomas P. Hecker

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration; [for sale by the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space vehicles -- Nuclear power plants.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas P. Hecker, Fred Boecker, and Robert J. Frye.
    SeriesNASA technical note, NASA TN D-6172
    ContributionsBoecker, Fred, joint author., Frye, Robert John, 1943- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL521 .A3525 no. 6172
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p.
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5739298M
    LC Control Number70611472

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