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Title
Nuclear reactor succeeds
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
1960
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 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."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00109002
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d008_f29_i21
CARL0005232646
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/44315
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 engineering--Safety measures
Testing
Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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