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Trump Signs Space Policy Directive-6 on Space Nuclear Power & Propulsion

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (Dec. 16) issued Space Policy Directive-6 (SPD-6), which lays out a national strategy for the responsible and effective use of space nuclear power and propulsion (SNPP) systems.

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NASA Wants to Go Nuclear on the Moon and Mars for Astronaut Settlement

NASA Wants to Go Nuclear on the Moon and Mars for Astronaut Settlement

It might sound like science fiction, but scientists are preparing to build colonies on the moon and, eventually, Mars. With NASA planning its next human mission to the moon in 2024, researchers are looking for options to power settlements on the lunar surface. According to a new article in Chemical & Engineering News, the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical

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