And old idea gets a fresh look: A nuclear-powered space ship

The idea of a nuclear-powered spacecraft goes back decades. Now it may become reality. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and NASA are teaming up on a demonstration project. They want to see if a nuclear rocket engine could power flight to Mars. To talk about the project, Federal Drive host Tom Temin was joined by Dr. Anthony Calomino, NASA’ Materials and Structures Engineer.
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