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NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, Perseverance, set to launch into space Thursday with power source built in Hunt Valley

A roughly 100-pound, 2-foot-tall nuclear generator, designed and manufactured by Teledyne Energy Systems in Hunt Valley, converts Plutonium into more than 110 watts of energy to power the Perseverance rover as it scours the Jezero Crater on Mars for signs of ancient life.

Source: The Baltimore Sun County News

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