Space nuclear power plant with dynamic energy

Aerospace propulsion engineering


Volchkov G. V.*, Vystavkin A. G.*

Company «Red Star», 1а, Elektrolitny proezd, Moscow, 115230, Russia



In the present competitive work the results of design shape of space nuclear power plant (NPP) with dynamic (steam-turbine) energy conversion by electric capacity of 500 kW are resulted. In work are presented the weight and overall characteristics of nuclear power units and separate units, the design-layout scheme of a product, recommendations about installation operation are offered. The results obtained can be used to produce energy transport module based on megawatt-class nuclear powered.


space vehicle; space nuclear power plant; dynamic energy conversion; steam-turbine plan

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