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Today In Radiation Safety History

On April 17, 1970 the ill faded mission of Apollo 13 comes to an end. In the final throws of the mission the crew had two objectives one to aim the capsule through the narrow re-entry window and second to aim the lunar module towards the deepest depths of the Pacific Ocean.

On board the lunar module was a SNAP 27 radioisotope thermo-generator (RTG). The RTG was intended to power the mission's lunar scientific package, the RTG survived re-entry (as designed) and landed in the Tonga Trench. While it will remain radioactive for several thousand years, it does not appear to be releasing any of its 3.9 kg of radioactive plutonium-238 nor will it be recovered.