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DARPA plans a DRACO nuclear-powered rocket to cislunar space

April 20, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

This is the region outside of Earth’s atmosphere to just past the moon’s orbit. Specifically, the agency has awarded a contract to support the Demonstration Rocket for the Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO) programme, which aims to demonstrate an NTP system […]