Launchpad: History, Benefits, and Safety of Radioisotope Power Systems
With safety designed from inside out and outside in, see how NASA has used Radioisotope Power Systems, or RPS, for more than 20 missions over the last 50 years. Discover the advantages of an RPS that allow spacecraft like Voyager to still do important scientific maneuvers after being in the extreme environment of space for 30 years! Find out where an RPS could take us in the future.
Published on: February 07, 2013