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White House executive order promotes development of space and defense nuclear power systems via SPACENEWS

WASHINGTON — Less than a month after issuing a policy directive on space nuclear power, the White House released an executive order Jan. 12 seeking to promote the development of small nuclear reactors for space and defense applications. The executive … Continue reading

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NASA Wants to Send Nuclear Rockets to the Moon and Mars via WIRED

It’s baaaack: Nuclear propulsion, first floated in the ’60s, is hot again. President Trump’s Mars ambitions might even hinge on it. Just north of the Tennessee River near Huntsville, Alabama, there’s a six-story rocket test stand in a small clearing … Continue reading

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