DARPA’s Working on a Nuclear-Powered Rocket for Easy Moon Access

Nuclear Rocket

The Pentagon wants a way to move cargo around the expansive space between the Earth and the Moon, and it’s directed DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) to develop a nuclear-powered rocket for that precise purpose.

“An agile nuclear thermal propulsion vehicle enables the [Defense Department] to maintain space domain awareness of the burgeoning activity within this vast volume,” DARPA spokesperson Jared Adams told The Daily Beast. More about this article in link…