National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

FY 2015

Conference Papers/Presentations

  1. “Initial Characterization of the Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator EU2,” authored by Edward Lewandowski, Salvatore Oriti. Presented at the Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 23–26, 2015.
  2. “Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator Engineering Unit 2 (ASRG EU2) Final Assembly,” authored by Salvatore Oriti. Presented at the Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 23–26, 2015.
  3. “Status Update on the Fission Surface Power Technology Demonstration Unit,” authored by Maxwell Briggs, Marc Gibson. Presented at the Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 23–26, 2015.
  4. “Stirling Technology Research Overview,” authored by Scott Wilson. Presented at the Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 23–26, 2015.
  5. “Advanced Stirling Convertor Technology Development,” authored by Wayne Wong. Presented at the Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 23–26, 2015.
  6. “Reference Power System Options for the Nuclear Power Assessment Study,” authored by Lee S. Mason, Jeffrey Schreiber, Paul Schmitz (Vantage Partners), Jean-Pierre Fleurial (JPL), and David Woerner (JPL). Presented at the Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 23–26, 2015.
  7. “Computational Predictions of the Reactor Simulator Subsystem at NASA GRC,” authored by Terry Reid. Presented at the Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 23–26, 2015.
  8. “Modular Stirling Radioisotope Generator,” authored by Paul C. Schmitz (Vantage Partners), Lee S. Mason, and Nicholas A. Schifer. Presented at the 13th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 27–29, 2015.
  9. “Pressure Loss Predictions of the Reactor Simulator Subsystem at NASA GRC,” authored by Terry V. Reid. Presented at the 13th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 27–29, 2015.
  10. “Advanced Stirling Convertor (ASC) Technology Maturation,” authored by Wayne Wong, Scott Wilson, Josh Collins (Sunpower), and Kyle Wilson (Sunpower). Presented at the 13th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 27–29, 2015.
  11. “Advanced Stirling Convertor Dual Convertor Controller Testing at NASA Glenn Research Center in the Radioisotope Power Systems System Integration Laboratroy,” authored by Gina Dugala, Linda Taylor, Mark Bell (Vantage Partners), James Dolce (Vantage Partners), Martin Fraeman (APL), and David Frankford (APL). Presented at the 13th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 27–29, 2015.
  12. “Overview of Stirling Technology Research at NASA Glenn Research Center,” authored by Scott Wilson, Nicholas Schifer, Zachary Williams, and Jonathan Metscher. Presented at the 13th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 27–29, 2015.
  13. “Characterization of the Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator EU2,” authored by Edward Lewandowski, Salvatore Oriti, and Nicholas A. Schifer. Presented at the 13th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 27–29, 2015.

NASA Tech Briefs, Technical Memoranda, and Technical Publications

  1. Improving Free-Piston Stirling Engine Specific Power,” authored by Maxwell H. Briggs. NASA/TM-2015-218459, June 2015.
  2. “Development of NASA’s Small Fission Power System for Science and Human Exploration,” authored by Marc Gibson, Lee Mason, Cheryl Bowman, David Poston (Los Alamos National Lab), and Patrick McClure (Los Alamos National Lab). NASA/TM-2015-218460, June 2015.
  3. “Development and Validation of Linear Alternator Models for the Advanced Stirling Convertor,” authored by Jonathan Metscher and Edward Lewandowski. NASA/TM-2015-218456, March 2015.
  4. “Parametric System Model for a Stirling Radioisotope Generator,” authored by Paul Schmitz (Vantage Partners). NASA/CR-2015-218450, March 2015.
  5. “Test Program for Stirling Radioisotope Generator Hardware at NASA Glenn Research Center,” authored by Edward Lewandowski, Gary Bolotin (JPL), and Salvatore Oriti. NASA/TM-2015-218458, February 2015.
  6. “NASA Glenn Research Center Support of the ASRG Project,” authored by Scott Wilson and Wayne Wong. NASA/TM-2015-218462, April 2015.
  7. “Advanced Stirling Convertor Development for NASA Radioisotope Power Systems,” authored by Wayne A. Wong and Scott D. Wilson. NASA/TM-2015-218461, April 2015.