05428653 is referenced by 13 patents and cites 5 patents.

A bimodal nuclear power and propulsion system for space is disclosed. Closed cycle heat engines are in operative association with each sector of a sectored reactor core. Heat exchangers employing waste heat, electric power and reactor heat are used to heat propellant to increase Isp. Non-nuclear ground testing of the system is also disclosed.

Title
Apparatus and method for nuclear power and propulsion
Application Number
8/103426
Publication Number
5428653
Application Date
August 5, 1993
Publication Date
June 27, 1995
Inventor
Mohamed El Genk
Alburquerque
NM, US
Agent
Donovan F Duggan
Assignee
University of New Mexico
NM, US
IPC
G21C 23/00
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