NASA and DARPA Collaborating on a Nuclear-Powered Rocket for Quick Trips to Mars

One of the bigger questions surrounding NASA’s interest in sending a crewed mission to Mars surrounds the best way to get there, and it appears the agency might have found its answer. NASA announced today that it will be developing a nuclear thermal rocket engine in collaboration with the Defense Advanced Research…

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