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Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: Working Group on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space

The present page contains documents and presentations relevant to the work of the Working Group on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

 

Joint United Nations/ International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Technical Workshop on the Objectives, Scope and General Attributes of a Potential Technical Safety Standard for Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space (Vienna, 20-22 February 2006)

 

Since 2006, the following documents/presentations have been considered by the Working Group:

 

Document Symbol Title of Document Available Languages
Arabic Chinese English French Russian Spanish
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Safety Framework for Nuclear Power Source Applications in Outer Space (2009)
A/AC.105/C.1/L.292/Rev.4 Safety Framework for Nuclear Power Source Applications in Outer Space PDF-A PDF-C PDF-E PDF-F PDF-R PDF-S
IAEA Publication
Safety Framework for Nuclear Power Source Applications in Outer Space
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Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space, held by the Working Group on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space
(Vienna, 9 February 2011)
1. "Introduction to the workshop", by Sam Harbison (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
A/AC.105/C.1/
L.311
Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space
Paper submitted by the Chairman of the Working Group on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space
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A/AC.105/C.1/2011/CRP.4 Introduction to the Workshop
Sam Harbison, Chairman of NPS Working Group
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2. "Safety in the design and development of United States nuclear power source applications for use in outer space", by Reed Wilcox (United States of America)
A/AC.105/C.1/
L.313
Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space:
Safety in the design and development of United States nuclear power source applications in outer space
Paper submitted by the United States of America
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A/AC.105/C.1/2011/CRP.6 "Safety in the Design and Development of United States Space NPS Applications"
By Reed Wilcox, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
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3. "Safety workshop for space nuclear power sources: the roadmap for its implementation in a special case for Argentina", by Conrado Varotto (Argentina)
A/AC.105/C.1/2011/CRP.7 Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: Safety Workshop for Space Nuclear Power Sources: the roadmap for its implementation in a special case for Argentina
Paper submitted by Argentina
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A/AC.105/C.1/2011/CRP.7/Corr.1 Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: Safety Workshop for Space Nuclear Power Sources: the roadmap for its implementation in a special case for Argentina
Paper submitted by Argentina
Corrigendum
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4. "The United States approach to risk assessment and its role in implementing an effective safety programme for nuclear power source applications in outer space", by Ryan Bechtel (United States of America)
A/AC.105/C.1/
L.312
Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space:
the United States approach to risk assessment and its role in implementing an effective safety programme for nuclear power source applications in outer space
Paper submitted by the United States of America
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A/AC.105/C.1/2011/CRP.5 U.S. Approach to Risk Assessment and its Role in Implementing an Effective Safety Program for Space Nuclear Power Sources Applications
Ryan D. Bechtel, Ronald J. Lipinski, Jeffery A. Smith, Timothy J. Bartel, Donald L. Potter, Tracy E.Radel, Nathan E Bixler, and Lyle L. Rutger
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5. "Implementing the Safety Framework for Nuclear Power Source Applications in Outer Space at ESA: status and plans", by Leopold Summerer (European Space Agency)
A/AC.105/C.1/2011/CRP.19 Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: Implementing the International Safety Framework for Space Nuclear Power Sources Applications at ESA. Status and Plans
Presentation prepared by the European Space Agency (ESA)
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Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space, held by the Working Group on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space
(Vienna, 8 February 2012)
1. "Discussion on the safety of space nuclear power sources", by Zhu Anwen (China)
A/AC.105/C.1/
L.319
Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: discussion on the safety of nuclear power sources in outer space
Paper submitted by China
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A/AC.105/C.1/2012/CRP.5 Discussion on the safety of space nuclear power sources
Submitted by China
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2. "Joint statement made by representatives of the Russian Federal Space Agency and the State Atomic Energy Corporation 'Rosatom'", by Alexander Solodukhin (Russian Federation)
A/AC.105/C.1/
L.320
Space Agency and the State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom" at the seminar of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of
Outer Space on the Safety Framework for Nuclear Power Source Applications in Outer Space: current and planned applications, and challenges
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A/AC.105/C.1/2012/CRP.6 Joint statement made by representatives of the Russian Federal Space Agency and the State Atomic Energy Corporation "Rosatom" at the seminar of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space on the Safety Framework for Nuclear Power Source Applications in Outer Space: current and planned applications, and challenges
Submitted by the Russian Federation
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3. "United States preparedness and response activities for space exploration missions involving nuclear power sources", by Reed Wilcox (United States of America)
A/AC.105/C.1/
L.314
Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: United States preparedness and response activities for space exploration missions involving nuclear power sources
Paper submitted by the United States of America
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A/AC.105/C.1/2012/CRP.4 United States Preparedness and Response Activities for Space Exploration Missions involving Nuclear Power Sources
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4. "The United States approach to nuclear launch accident mitigation", by Ryan Bechtel (United States of America)
A/AC.105/C.1/
L.315
Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: the United States approach to nuclear launch
accident mitigation
Paper submitted by the United States of America
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A/AC.105/C.1/2012/CRP.3 The United States Approach to Nuclear Launch Accident Mitigation
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5. "Implementing the International Safety Framework for Space Nuclear Power Sources at the European Space Agency: options and open questions", by Leopold Summerer (European Space Agency)
A/AC.105/C.1/2012/CRP.24 Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: Implementing the International Safety Framework for Space Nuclear Power Sources at ESA: Options and Open Questions
Presentation prepared by the European Space Agency (ESA)
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Paper submitted by France at the forty-ninth session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (Vienna, 6-17 February 2012)

A/AC.105/C.1/
L.318
Workshop on the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: current and planned applications, and challenges
Paper submitted by France
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