On the use of a pulsed nuclear thermal rocket for interplanetary travel

Conference object English OPEN
Arias Montenegro, Francisco Javier;
(2016)
  • Publisher: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2514/6.2016-4685
  • Subject: Nuclear thermal rocket | Pulsed nuclear reactor | :Aeronàutica i espai [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Fast quenching | Space vehicles--Propulsion systems | Space propulsion | Vehicles espacials -- Sistemes de propulsió | Triga-like reactor | Thrust and Isp augmentation

The object of this work is a first assessment of the use of a pulsed nuclear thermal rocket for thrust and specific impulse (Isp) augmentation with particular reference to interplanetary travel. The basis of the novel space propulsion idea is the possibility of worki... View more
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