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Title
Al nuclear core tests successful
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 caption dated August 18, 1960 reads, "Space power - Operation of the SNAP 10 nuclear core for use in a compact reactor which would generate electricity for space vehicles directly without moving parts, was announced today. In the test operation two halves of the seven inch by seven inch reactor core were brought together remotely until sustained nuclear fission was reached. A scientist examines the reflector and the core assembly."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00109001
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d008_f29_i20
CARL0005232645
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/44321
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
Scientists--California--Simi Valley
Testing
Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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