October 31, 2016

DOE and NASA Sign MOU on Radioisotope Power Systems

DOE and NASA agree to collaborate on the development and flight of radioisotope power systems.

August 5, 2015

Memorandum of Understanding Between DOE and NASA Concerning RPS for Space Missions

The purpose of this agreement is to delineate the authorities and responsibilities of the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) (the parties) in the research, technology development, design, production ...

August 1, 2015

Start-up Plan for Plutonium-238 Production for Radioisotope Power System (Report to Congress - June 2010)

The Administration has requested the restart of plutonium‐238 (Pu‐238) production in fiscal year (FY) 2011. The following joint start‐up plan, consistent with the President's request, has been developed collaboratively between the Department of E...

October 18, 1999

Working Group Report on Space Nuclear Power Systems and Nuclear Waste Technology R&D

The purpose of this effort is to develop the first iteration of a long-range plan for nuclear energy in the Department of Energy.