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Photograph caption dated April 8, 1964 reads, "SNAP 10A, lightweight system to generate electricity by nuclear energy, has passed "dry critical" test of its atomic reactor. The system is being developed by Atomics International of Canoga Park for use in space. The "dry critical" experiment was first in a series of ground tests for the unit."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00109004 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d008_f29_i23 CARL0005232648 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/44317
North American Aviation.--Atomics International Division--Employees North American Aviation.--Atomics International Division Santa Susana Field Laboratory Industrial facilities--California--Simi Valley Nuclear engineering--California--Simi Valley Nuclear reactors--Design and construction Nuclear engineering--Safety measures Nuclear reactors--Power distribution Testing Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs