Galileo RTG Documents

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    Inventory of Galileo RTG Documents
    (UHCL Archives staff, 2022) JSC History Collection staff
    A Shuttle payload, the Galileo spacecraft was to conduct a comprehensive investigation of the Jupiter planetary system. The prime source of electric power for Galileo was a nuclear power source called the radioisotope thermoelectric generator (RTG). Because a nuclear device was to fly on a Shuttle mission, in depth safety analyses were required. This subseries of documents contains those safety analysis reports. These documents were received from the NSTS Program Office (GA) and have been organized chronologically. The dates range from 1984 to 1988.