NASA to test nuclear-powered rocket by 2027 that will make space travel faster
NASA will partner with the U.S. military's research and development agency, DARPA, to develop a nuclear thermal propulsion engine
In a first, the United States has announced that it will test a spacecraft engine powered by nuclear fission by 2027. The programme is part of a long-term NASA effort to demonstrate more efficient methods of propelling astronauts to Mars in the future, the space agency’s chief said Tuesday.
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