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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 - EG&G Mound Applied Technologies,Inc
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: For the successful fabrication of the isotope heat sources, for the successful assembly and testing of the GPHS-RTGs, and for the completion of the safety analysis report for the radioisotope heater units on Galileo.