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Emergency Planning and Preparedness for Re-entry of a Nuclear Powered Satellite

IAEA Safety Series No. 119

English STI/PUB/1014 ¦ 92-0-104296-5

61 pages ¦ 4 figures ¦ € 20.50 ¦ Date published: 1996


Although the probability of nuclear powered satellite re-entries is small, the present guidebook was prepared to assist States in planning for possible re-entry events and to provide international consensus guidance for responding to such a situation. In particular, this document provides guidance for specific actions to be taken from the time of the announcement of an impending re-entry event through the locating, monitoring and recovery phases.

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