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NASA unveils plans to test nuclear-powered rockets

NASA has unveiled plans to test nuclear-powered rockets that could send humans to Mars much faster than the traditional craft. According to reports, it currently takes seven months to reach the Red Planet. On Tuesday, the agency announced the plans and stated that it has partnered with the US government’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency […]

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Nuclear-powered ‘sky cruise’ to house 5,000 guests on ‘nonstop flight’ around world

Animator Hashem Al-Ghaili on YouTube shared a concept design for the flying “hotel of the future”, which could be able to carry 5,000 guests on a non-stop flight that could carry on for years without landing. The ambitious design would be piloted by artificial intelligence would require 20 engines powered by nuclear fusion to fly […]

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Nuclear-Powered Vessel Named Thor Could Be Next Generation Of Sea Travel – The Florida Star | The Georgia Star

A potential answer to a sustainable cruise ship industry has been announced in the shape of a nuclear-powered vessel named Thor. Norway-based company Ulstein say the eye-catching 149m (489ft) replenishment, research and rescue ship concept is powered by a thorium Molten Salt Reactor (MSR) that can be used to recharge battery-driven cruise ships at sea. […]

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Spain outraged as massive US nuclear-powered submarine arrives in Gibraltar

The arrival of a USS Georgia submarine in the port of Gibraltar has sparked a diplomatic row between Spain and the US. The Spanish Foreign Ministry has confirmed that it has lodged an official protest with the US. The Spanish authorities wanted the submarine to anchor at the Rota naval base instead, where the US […]