General Atomics has been awarded a DARPA contract to build a nuclear reactor that will fuel lunar missions

General Atomics was given a $22 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Corporation to develop a compact nuclear reactor for space propulsion; the agency reported April 9. General Atomics, located in San Diego, was chosen for the first step of the DRACO program, which stands for demonstration rocket for agile cislunar operations. The project […]

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