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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Photograph article dated April 6, 1961 partially reads, "A small nuclear reactor designed to produce auxiliary power for space vehicles has achieved critically (sustained chain reaction) at the field test laboratory of Atomics International, Canoga Park. Weighing in at 200 pounds without shielding, the reactor is fueled with a uranium-zirconium hydride alloy. It is a prototype for later models which will be installed in space vehicles."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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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 engineering--Safety measures Testing Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs