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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aerospace Power Systems Award

The Aerospace Power Systems Award, established in 1981, is presented for a significant contribution in the broad field of aerospace power systems, specifically as related to the application of engineering sciences and systems engineering to the production, storage, distribution, and processing of aerospace power. This annual award is generally presented AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum (PROPULSION AND ENERGY). Nomination Deadline: 1 February
  • Full Name: Voyager/Galileo Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG) Team - Westinghouse Savannah Corporation
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For the successful production of the Plutonium-238 oxide fuel and fuel pellets, and for the successful encapsulation of the pellets ahead of schedule.