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Title: SNAP 29 power supply system. Ninth quarterly progress report

Abstract

Progress during the period from Oct. through December 1968 in the development of the SNAP 29 battery, a radioisotope-fueled thermoelectric generator (RTG) system for spacecraft power supplies, is reported. Information is included on: fabrication and testing of RTG components; systems evaluation and integration; reliability analysis and prediction; reentry trajectory and heating rates for various burn-up element configurations; and system safety evaluation. (LCL)

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Isotopes, Inc., Middle River, Md. (USA). Nuclear Systems Div.
OSTI Identifier:
4183615
Report Number(s):
TID-24922
NSA Number:
NSA-33-002849
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(29-2)-2062
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Declassified 2 Nov 1971. Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-76
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
N42100* -Engineering-Energy Conversion; 300301* -Direct Energy Conversion-Thermoelectric Generators-Design & Development; *SNAP 29 BATTERY- RESEARCH PROGRAMS; *SPACECRAFT POWER SUPPLIES- THERMOELECTRIC GENERATORS; DESIGN; FABRICATION; PERFORMANCE TESTING; RADIOISOTOPE HEAT SOURCES; REENTRY; SAFETY; SPACE VEHICLES; NESDPS Office of Nuclear Energy Space and Defense Power Systems

Citation Formats

None. SNAP 29 power supply system. Ninth quarterly progress report. United States: N. p., 1969. Web. doi:10.2172/4183615.
None. SNAP 29 power supply system. Ninth quarterly progress report. United States. doi:10.2172/4183615.
None. Wed . "SNAP 29 power supply system. Ninth quarterly progress report". United States. doi:10.2172/4183615. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4183615.
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title = {SNAP 29 power supply system. Ninth quarterly progress report},
author = {None},
abstractNote = {Progress during the period from Oct. through December 1968 in the development of the SNAP 29 battery, a radioisotope-fueled thermoelectric generator (RTG) system for spacecraft power supplies, is reported. Information is included on: fabrication and testing of RTG components; systems evaluation and integration; reliability analysis and prediction; reentry trajectory and heating rates for various burn-up element configurations; and system safety evaluation. (LCL)},
doi = {10.2172/4183615},
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place = {United States},
year = {1969},
month = {1}
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