A heat receiver design for solar dynamic space power systems
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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington, D.C.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Solar thermal energy.,
  • Heat storage.,
  • Solar heating.

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Edition Notes

StatementKarl W. Baker, Miles O. Dustin, and Roger Crane.
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 102473.
ContributionsCrane, Roger A., Dustin, Miles O., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15276769M

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