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NASA: Radioisotope Power Systems Relations

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NASA: Radioisotope Power Systems same topic as PhET Simulation: Alpha Decay
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This simulation promotes understanding of alpha decay, the same decay mode produced by Plutonium 238, the fuel source currently used by NASA in RPS systems.


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NASA: Radioisotope Power Systems is based on NASA: Radioisotope Generator Facts
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A fact sheet from NASA that fully explains the design of radioisotope thermoelectric generators - their applications in space exploration, potential hazards, and future alternatives to their use.



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