Half a century after the last U.S. space nuclear thermal propulsion effort was abruptly canceled, the awarding of a joint DARPA/NASA demonstration program to Lockheed Martin has raised hopes of testing a nuclear-powered rocket in space no later than 2027. Under an agreement announced July 26, the...
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