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Title: Mission: Space Plutonium-238 Heat Sources for NASA

This document describes the radioactive heat source and generator used in the building of NASA space craft.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1257090
Report Number(s):
LA-UR--16-23903
TRN: US1601484
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
07 ISOTOPE AND RADIATION SOURCES; PLUTONIUM 238; NASA; RADIOISOTOPE HEAT SOURCES; THERMOELECTRIC GENERATORS; SPACE VEHICLES NESDPS Office of Nuclear Energy Space and Defense Power Systems; Radioisotope Thermal Generator