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SNAP-19 Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator Fact Sheet by Energy Research & Development Administration (ERDA) Diagram 1

The Energy Research and Development Administration

The Viking Mars Missions Education and Preservation Project

The Viking Mars Missions Education and Preservation Project

This Diagram of the SNAP-19 shows the power source which included the use of Plutonium 238 for the primary reaction. Subsequent missions to use RTG technology have included Voyager 1, Voyager 2, Galileo, Ulysses, Cassini, New Horizons and the Mars Science Laboratory.

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  • Title: SNAP-19 Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator Fact Sheet by Energy Research & Development Administration (ERDA) Diagram 1
  • Creator: The Energy Research and Development Administration
  • Type: Document
  • Publisher: The Viking Mars Missions Education and Preservation Project (VMMEPP)

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