Reliability Testing of Nuclear Power Systems for Space

Nuclear rockets could be used to sustain human outposts on other worlds and cut the travel time to Mars in half (photo by NASA).
Nuclear rockets could be used to sustain human outposts on other worlds and cut the travel time to Mars in half (photo by NASA).

Posted on April 9, 2020 | Completed on March 30, 2020 | By: Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC)

Has any reliability testing been done on nuclear power systems for use in space?

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