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TitleTAGS 85/2N RTG Power for Viking Lander Capsule
Publication DateAugust 1969
Report NumberINSD 2650 29
Unique IdentifierACC0167
Other NumbersOSTI ID: 5415537
Research OrgIsotopes, Inc., Baltimore, Md. (USA). Nuclear Systems Div.
Contract NoAT(20-2)-2650
Sponsoring OrgU. S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
Other InformationDeclassified June 21, 1972
Subject070301 Isotopic Power Supplies Design & Fabrication ( 1987); 300301 Thermoelectric Generators Design & Development; Spacecraft Power Supplies Thermoelectric Generators; Thermoelectric Generators Design; Viking Space Probes Spacecraft Power Supplies; Performance; Radioisotope Heat Sources
KeywordsDirect Energy Converters; Electronic Equipment; Heat Sources; Power Supplies; Space Vehicles
Related Web PagesRTG -- History, the Curiosity, Voyager, and New Horizons
AbstractResults of studies performed by Isotopes, Inc., Nuclear Systems Division, to optimize and baseline a TAGS 85/2N RTG for the Viking Lander Capsule prime electrical power source are presented. These studies generally encompassed identifying the Viking RTG mission profile and design requirements, and establishing a baseline RTG design consistent with these requirements.
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