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Radioisotope Power: A Key Technology for Deep Space Exploration

By George R. Schmidt, Thomas J. Sutliff and Leonard A. Dudzinski

Submitted: November 17th 2010Reviewed: April 21st 2011Published: October 21st 2011

DOI: 10.5772/22041

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