U.S. Awards Design Contracts For Lunar Nuclear Power Concepts

Concept of lunar surface power system
Credit: NASA
The U.S. Energy Department has awarded three conceptual-design contracts for Moon-based nuclear-fission powerplants for NASA’s Artemis missions starting in the 2030s. Under the “Fission Surface Power project” contracts, awarded by the department’s Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, funding...
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