US intends to start building a nuclear reactor on the moon

(ORDO NEWS) — According to the publication, NASA and the US Department of Energy announced their intentions at a meeting of the Technology, Innovation and Engineering Committee of the US Space Agency’s Advisory Council.

It is noted that in late September-early October it is planned to publish a request for preliminary collection and assessment of projects, and at the beginning of next year, a contractor company will be selected.

The placement of the reactor is scheduled for 2027. It will be designed to power modules with people and equipment. A similar object may appear during the possible colonization of Mars.


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