Appendix G
Acronyms and Abbreviations

ac alternating current

ASC Advanced Stirling Converter

ASRG Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator

ATHLETE All-Terrain Hex-Legged Extra-Terrestrial Explorer (as in an ATHLETE rover)

ATR Advanced Test Reactor (at Idaho National Laboratory)

CLWR commercial light-water reactor

dc direct current

DOD Department of Defense

DOE Department of Energy

EIS environmental impact statement

EJSM Europa Jupiter System Mission

EMI electromagnetic interference

FY fiscal year

GPHS general purpose heat source

GRC Glenn Research Center

HFIR High Flux Isotope Reactor (at Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

INL Idaho National Laboratory

INSRP Interagency Nuclear Safety Review Panel

JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory

MMRTG Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator

NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NEPA National Environmental Policy Act

NI PEIS Nuclear Infrastructure Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

Np neptunium

NRC National Research Council

OPF Outer Planets Flagship

ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory

OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy

Pu plutonium

RHU radioisotope heater unit

RPS radioisotope power system

RTG radioisotope thermoelectric generator

SNAP Systems for Nuclear Auxiliary Power

SPF single-point failure

SRG Stirling radioisotope generator

TPV thermophotovoltaic

TRIGA Training, Research, Isotopes, General Atomics (as in a TRIGA reactor)

TSSM Titan Saturn System Mission

We watts of electrical power



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appendix g acronyms and abbreviations ac alternating current MMRTG Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric ASC Advanced Stirling Converter Generator ASRG Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator ATHLETE All-Terrain Hex-Legged Extra-Terrestrial NASA National Aeronautics and Space Explorer (as in an ATHLETE rover) Administration ATR Advanced Test Reactor (at Idaho National NEPA National Environmental Policy Act Laboratory) NI PEIS Nuclear Infrastructure Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement CLWR commercial light-water reactor Np neptunium NRC National Research Council dc direct current OPF Outer Planets Flagship DOD Department of Defense ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory DOE Department of Energy OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy EIS environmental impact statement Pu plutonium EJSM Europa Jupiter System Mission EMI electromagnetic interference RHU radioisotope heater unit RPS radioisotope power system FY fiscal year RTG radioisotope thermoelectric generator GPHS general purpose heat source SNAP Systems for Nuclear Auxiliary Power GRC Glenn Research Center SPF single-point failure SRG Stirling radioisotope generator HFIR High Flux Isotope Reactor (at Oak Ridge National Laboratory) TPV thermophotovoltaic TRIGA Training, Research, Isotopes, General INL Idaho National Laboratory Atomics (as in a TRIGA reactor) INSRP Interagency Nuclear Safety Review Panel TSSM Titan Saturn System Mission JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory We watts of electrical power 

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