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Record 17 of 22931
Expanding Science Knowledge: Enabled by Nuclear Power
External Online Source: hdl:2014/41900
Author and Affiliation:
Clark, Karla B.(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech., Pasadena, CA, United States)
Abstract: The availability of Radioisotope Power Sources (RPSs) power opens up new and exciting mission concepts (1) New trajectories available (2) Power for long term science and operations Astonishing science value associated with these previously non-viable missions
Publication Date: Feb 07, 2011
Document ID:
20110023695
(Acquired Dec 13, 2011)
Subject Category: SPACECRAFT PROPULSION AND POWER
Document Type: Oral/Visual Presentation
Meeting Information: Aerospace Nuclear Science and Technology; 7-11 Feb. 2011; Albuquerque, NM; United States
Financial Sponsor: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Organization Source: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: 18p; In English; Original contains color illustrations
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: Copyright
NASA Terms: MISSION PLANNING; RADIOISOTOPE BATTERIES; SCIENTIFIC SATELLITES; NUCLEAR ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION; SPACE EXPLORATION; INTERPLANETARY FLIGHT; INTERPLANETARY SPACECRAFT; RADIOISOTOPE HEAT SOURCES; RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES; SPACECRAFT PROPULSION; VOYAGER PROJECT; ULYSSES MISSION; CASSINI MISSION; NEW HORIZONS MISSION; MARS ROVING VEHICLES
Availability Source: Other Sources
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