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November 22, 2021

NASA seeks ideas for a nuclear reactor on the moon

  • NASA says fission surface power could provide sustained, abundant power no matter the environmental conditions on the moon or Mars.
  • By KEITH RIDLER
    Associated Press

    BOISE, Idaho — If anyone has a good idea on how to put a nuclear fission power plant on the moon, the U.S. government wants to hear about it.

    NASA and the nation's top federal nuclear research lab on Friday put out a request for proposals for a fission surface power system.


     
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