Fact Sheets related to Radioisotope Power Systems
2 Aug 2017: Next-Generation Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG) Discussion
Determine the characteristics of a Next-Generation RTG that would “best” fulfill Planetary Science Division (PSD) mission needs. This study is limited to systems that convert heat to electricity using thermocouples.
3 Sep 2015 - Nuclear Power Assessment Study
Final report on a sustainable strategy for safe, reliable and affordable nuclear power systems for space exploration.
For archival use: ASRG - Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator (PDF, 1.13 MB)
Development of ASRG flight units was cancelled in late 2013.