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Title
It's a SNAP
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1964
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
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."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00109004
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d008_f29_i23
CARL0005232648
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/44317
Subject
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

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