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Review of RTG utilization in space missions

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Energy Research and Production.

Review of RTG utilization in space missions

hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Production and the Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, March 4, 1986.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Energy Research and Production.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
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  • Radioisotopes in astronautics -- Safety measures.,
  • Thermoelectric generators -- Safety measures.,
  • Space vehicles -- Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures.,
  • Astronautics and state -- United States.

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    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 294 p. :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17669222M

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