From: Dr. Charles E. Morris <c.morris_at_townsqr.com>
Date: Sun May 18 02:34:14 2003

I'll take a stab... I believe it stands for: radiothermal generator (i.e. a
big load of strontium-90, or sometimes a plutonium isotope for longer life,
in an insulated and shielded container with a large number of
thermocouples). Reliable electrical power as long as the decay heat
Received on Sun May 18 2003 - 02:34:14 BST

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