nuclear power

NASA is Upping the Power on its Lunar Wattage Challenge!

NASA and HeroX have launched Phase II of their Watts on the Moon Challenge, which will reward a total of…

3 months ago

NASA is Building a Nuclear Reactor to Power Lunar and Martian Exploration!

NASA and the U.S. Dept. of Energy have come together to solicit design proposals for a nuclear reactor that will…

6 months ago

Extrasolar Object Interceptor Would be Able to Chase Down the Next Oumuamua or Borisov and Actually Return a Sample

What if we had the ability to chase down interstellar objects passing through our Solar System, like Oumuamua or Comet…

1 year ago

White House Encourages NASA to Work on Space-Based Nuclear Power and Propulsion Systems

In what's likely to be one of the last space policy initiatives of his administration, President Donald Trump has issued…

1 year ago

NASA Has Tested a New Fission Space Reactor that Could be Used in Future Missions

In collaboration with the Department of Energy, NASA recently conducted a successful demonstration of a new fission system that could…

4 years ago