Rolls-Royce Has Plan To Put Nuclear Reactor On Moon

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  • Better known for using nuclear power to sustain submarines deep below the ocean surface, Rolls-Royce has set its sights a lot higher. The British company has received government funding to develop a micro-reactor to power a base on the moon.
  • Although the use of clean, almost unlimited nuclear fusion power in space has long captured the imagination in sci-fi novels and TV shows, the lunar reactor would use existing fission power.
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