Behind The Black Postings By Robert Zimmerman

The Russians are building nuclear powered engines for long range space travel, and announced today that they expect to have the first engine ready by 2017.

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  1. Patrick Ritchie says:

    Isn’t this virtually the same announcement as this article from 2009?

    http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Global-News/2009/1029/russians-to-ride-a-nuclear-powered-spacecraft-to-mars

    Also, the designation of ‘megwatt class’ would seem to imply a nuclear electric engine. But there are so few details, it’s hard to tell…

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