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SP-100 power system conceptual design for lunar base applications

Lee S. Mason

SP-100 power system conceptual design for lunar base applications

by Lee S. Mason

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

    Subjects:
  • Lunar bases.,
  • Nuclear power plants.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLee S. Mason and Harvey S. Bloomfield and Donald C. Hainley.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 102090
    ContributionsBloomfield, Harvey S., Hainley, Donald C., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17096310M

    NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "Management: A bibliography for NASA managers" See other formats.   A rule based computer aided design system. NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Premack, T. A Computer Aided Design (CAD) system is presented which supports the iterat.

    It is an MW e boiling liquid-metal, space-based nuclear power system using a direct Rankine power cycle. It will easily supply the 6 MW e demanded by the power-glutton electrical engines, and have an ample to MW e left over for life support and mission specific tasks. The_Lunar_Base_Handbook_2nd_edition Published by jsellers, Description: _The_Lunar_Base_Handbook_2nd_edition.

    A report published by the National Research Council’s Committee on Advanced Space Technology (NRC ) stated as follows: Advanced space nuclear power systems will probably be required to support deep space missions, lunar and planetary bases, extended human . If a nuclear reactor is used in a multimegawatt space power system, then unlike a low-power system such as SP the mass of the radiators, rather than the mass of the reactor and its shield, is the dominant component of the mass of the overall power system.


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SP-100 power system conceptual design for lunar base applications by Lee S. Mason Download PDF EPUB FB2

SP- Power System Conceptual Design for Lunar Base Applications Lee S. Mason and Harvey S. Bloomfield National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio and Donald C.

Hainley Sver__d_rup Technology, Inc. NASA Lewis Research Center Group Cleveland, Ohio Prepared for the Sixth Symposium on Space Nuclear Power File Size: 1MB.

Get this from a library. SP power system conceptual design for lunar base applications. [Lee S Mason; Harvey S Bloomfield; Donald C Hainley; United. Design Considerations For Lunar Base Photovoltaic Power Systems J. Mark Hickman, Henry B.

Curtis, and Geoffrey A. Landis National Aeronautics and SP-100 power system conceptual design for lunar base applications book Administration Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio Abstract A survey was made of factors that may affect the design of photovoltaic arrays for a lunar base.

These factors, which. SP power system conceptual design for lunar base applications. NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Mason, Lee S.; Bloomfield, Harvey S.; Hainley, Donald C.

A conceptual design is presented for a nuclear power system utilizing an SP reactor and multiple Stirling cycle engines for operation on the lunar surface.

Based on the. Lunar Fission Surface Power System Design and Implementation Concept and power according to desired lunar base power demand and lifetime. Engine under the SP program. This system. Electric Power System Technology Options for Lunar Surface Missions Thomas W. Kerslake National Aeronautics and Space Administration Glenn Research Center Cleveland, Ohio Abstract Inthe President announced a “Vision for Space Exploration” that is.

Review of advanced radiator technologies for spacecraft power systems and space thermal control. conceptual design of a 1 m long roll-out fin that could accom- (lunar base) and. Space Power Inc., Topaz II Space Power System Design Study, Air Force Philips Laboratory Quarterly Briefing, April Google Scholar Stone, J.L., Photovoltaics: Unlimited electrical energy from the Sun.

Physics Today, September22–29,   Abstract. The kWe, uranium nitride fuelled, lithium-cooled, fast reactor concept “RAPID-L” for a lunar base power system, and the kWe, U-Pu-Zr metal fuelled, sodium-cooled, fast reactor concept “RAPID” for a terrestrial power system have been by: 7.

Space reactor designs and power system concepts. This section presents four space nuclear reactors designs and integrated power system concepts for a nominal electric power up to kW e for up to 10–15 year missions.

The reactor designs and the integrated system concepts have no single point failures in reactor cooling, energy conversion, and heat rejection and offer redundancy in both Cited by: Examined here is the potential for integrating Brayton-cycle power conversion with the SP reactor for lunar surface power system applications.

Two designs were characterized and modeled. The first design integrates a kWe SP Brayton power system with a lunar lander. This system is. NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center.

Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Power Systems for Future Missions: Appendices A-L". A conceptual design is presented for a nuclear power system utilizing an SP reactor and multiple Stirling cycle engines for operation on the lunar surface.

Based on the results of this study, it was concluded that this power plant could be a viable option for an evolutionary lunar base.

NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) The Second Conference on Lunar Bases and Space Activities of the 21st Century, volume 1" See other formats.

Eagle Engineering, Inc., Conceptual Design of a Lunar Base Solar Power Plant, report to NASA, 14 August Specific impulse is the number of kilograms of thrust per kilogram per second of propellant flow, approximately equal to vlg where v is the propellant velocity and g is the acceleration of gravity at the earth's surface.

An empirical scaling law to estimate mass of a new system, from design experience, is, new new exist exist P mm P () where m new mass of a new system m exist mass of an existing, similar system P new power requirement of the new system P exist power of existing system A more detailed system diagram showing various power subsystems File Size: 1MB.

The first Stirling generations at NASA (s–s) were designed for tens of kWe range (12,5–25 kWe, with design effort up to kWe) with the target to offer an alternative to thermoelectric generators for space nuclear reactors (SP program).

Hot side design temperatures were between K and K, with specific power between 78 Cited by: 3. Close Drawer Menu Close Drawer Menu Menu. Home; Journals. AIAA Journal; Journal of Aerospace Information Systems; Journal of Air Transportation; Journal of Aircraft; Journal of. The design of spacecraft power systems has been advancing at a rapid rate, along with improvements in the system components.

The book provides the most modern in-depth data and procedures for designing the electrical power systems to meet the mission requirements at a minimum cost and weight. The launch cost in U.S. dollars averaged about. Nuclear power sources for space (NPS) are, according to current physics knowledge, the only power source option for some classes of space missions.

Europe has successfully used NPS exploration missions (e.g. Huygens lander on Titan and Ulysses spacecraft). Although some small-scale study and development efforts have been undertaken at the Cited by:. POWER SYSTEMS.

SP Nuclear Power System Conceptual Design for Lunar Base Applications. The objective of this study was to provide a conceptual design of a nuclear power system using an SP reactor and Stirling engine conversion for use on the lunar surface.John Dankanich.

Introduction. This section of power production deals with choosing the appropriate method of electrical energy generation. There are several methods to produce electrical energy for the duration of the surface stay on Mars as well as the transit to Mars from Earth.

A conceptual design is presented for a nuclear power system utilizing an SP reactor and multiple Stirling cycle engines for operation on the lunar surface. Based on the results of this study, it was concluded that this power plant could be a viable option for an evolutionary lunar base. The design concept consists of a