The power to explore begins with imagination.

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Radioisotope Power Systems: For Kids

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    Power to Explore Annual K-4 Writing Challenge

    The contest invites K-12th grade students in the United States to write an essay about a new radioisotope-powered mission for the agency.


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    Video Library

    Kid-friendly videos that explain how radioisotope power systems, or RPS, work.


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    NASA Kids Science

    NASA's award-winning kids' science website engages upper-elementary-aged children in space and Earth science through interactive games, and hands-on activities.


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