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Accession Number DE2012-1033418
Title Design and Structural Analysis of Mars Rover RTG.
Publication Date Sep 1989
Media Count 18p
Personal Author A. Schock M. Shirbacheh T. Hamrick V. Sankarankandath
Abstract The paper describes the design and the structural and mass analysis of a Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG) for powering the Mars Rover vehicle, which is a critical element of the unmanned Mars Rover and Sample Return mission (MRSR). The RTG desi ...
Keywords Cooling
Design
Mars surface
Radioisotope heat sources
Radioisotope thermoelectric generator(RTG)
Roving vehicle
Space missions
Structural analysis
Thermoelectric generators


 
Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 77C - Nuclear Auxiliary Power Systems
84 - Space Technology
Corporate Author Fairchild Space Co., Germantown, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1307
Contract Number N/A

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