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Nuclear space device may aid earth areas
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated March 12, 1963 partially reads, "Scientists at Atomics International in Canoga Park, a division of North American Aviation Inc., are working on a compact nuclear reactor which will power electronic equipment in space satellites. The program is called SNAP, for Systems for Nuclear Auxiliary Power." Note: Pictured is W. D. Wallace, program manager for compact terrestrial systems at A.I.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
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
Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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