A documentary shows Admiral Hyman G. Rickover explaining about USS Nautilus SSN-571 with the help of a model submarine
United States USA Date:1952, July 8 Duration:4 min 19 sec Sound:Yes
A documentary depicts Admiral Hyman G. Rickover explaining the first nuclear powered submarine, USS Nautilus, with the help of a model submarine in the United States. He explains how the nuclear power works. A woman assistant in uniform opens the top of the model submarine. Adm Rickover explains the mechanics of the nuclear power using a pointer. He points at a uranium filled container and a boiler that produces steam for the turbine to start. Adm Rickover demonstrates the opening the turbine valve. He further talks about how the power plant works. The assistant places a shield near the power plant to show how one is used to protect crew from atomic radiation.
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