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NASA’s Nuclear Focus Aimed At 2009 Mars Lander

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posted on Feb, 18 2004 @ 11:48 AM
By Brian Berger
Space News Staff Writer
posted: 07:00 am ET
18 February 2004

WASHINGTON, D.C. - NASA’s nuclear future promises more maneuverable, longer-lasting spacecraft and rovers with more onboard power than scientists know what to do with.

Nuclear propulsion and power systems also could greatly reduce travel times to distant planets and supply energy to future planetary settlements, said Al Newhouse, director of NASA’s Project Prometheus nuclear power and propulsion program
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posted on Feb, 18 2004 @ 12:21 PM
thast good, it was inevitable. im glad theyre finally starting to take a real initiative. this whole moon2mars thing has been really good to the whole area in general.

maybe this is jsut me, but i didnt no we bout plutonium from russia.

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