With NASA looking at nuclear technology to speed journeys to Mars, as well as provide power on the surface of the Moon and move heavy payloads in cislunar space, the U.S. has issued new guidelines for the safe launch  of space nuclear systems. The memorandum signed Aug. 20 by President Donald Trump establishes “risk-informed safety analysis and launch authorization processes” for government and commercial launches of space nuclear systems. “These processes include ...


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