NUCLEAR ROCKETS

Public Comment Time: Draft EIS for Space Radioisotope Power Systems - February 2006
Nuclear rocket testing may be revived for NASA - September 6 2005
Nuclear-reactor spacecraft poor for astronomy - August 31 2005
Fire in the Sky - July 12 2005
NASA's New Horizons Mission Final Environmental Impact Statement - June 28 2005
US resumes production of Cold War plutonium - June 28 2005
US Has Plans to Again Make Own Plutonium - June 27 2005
Nuke-lab rockets to reach for stars - June 27 2005
INL Eyes Plutonium for Powering Spacecraft - June 14 2005
Idaho could be hub for plutonium, space work - June 11 2005
NASA’s Prometheus Nuclear Propulsion Work Questioned- May 11 2005
Rep. Cynthia McKinney tries to defund nuclear rocket: help needed - May 11 2005
Project Prometheus Nuclear Rocket Budget Information - April 26 2005
NASA Space Nuclear Rocket Environmental Impact Statement - April 21 2005
NASA's Prometheus: Fire, Smoke and Mirrors - April 6 2005
National Environmental Policy Act Development of Nuclear Reactors for Space Electric Power Applications - March 30 2005
Hearing set tonight on nuclear Pluto mission - March 29 2005
The Case Against the Plutonium Space Race - March 16 2005
Prometheus looks to nuke future - March 8 2005
Russia Suggests International Nuclear Project to Conquer Outer Space - March 2 2005
2009 Mars Rover will be Nuclear Powered - December 14 2004
Prometheus Pre-empted? New Nuclear Fission Missions Evaluated - December 10 2004
NASA Goes Nuclear - Signs DOE Agreement - August 7 2004
NASA Signs Space Nuclear Power Agreement With Department Of Energy - August 5 2004
Space programs out, cemeteries in as war-time US budget axe falls - July 21 2004
No to nukes in orbit. Space travel is too risky to expand the use of nuclear power into the heavens - February 26 2004
Labs look to nuke juice for space missions - February 12 2004
Nuke drive touted for Mars - February 11 2004
Los Alamos Hopes To Lead New Era Of Nuclear Space Tranportion With Jovian Mission - February 11 2004
Bush Launches a Dangerous Space Policy - January 2004
Bush Plays With Fire: Launching a Dangerous Space Policy - January 2004
Sierra Club's 'Project Prometheus' Interview with Keystone Center (pdf file) - January 19 2004
Nuclear power may get us to Mars faster - January 17 2004
Ion Engine Design Passes Key Test- December 30 2003
NASA Successfully Tests Ion Engine- November 24 2003
Nuclear-Powered Spacecraft Is Proposed for Voyage to Jupiter - December 16 2003
Boeing Selects Leader for Nuclear Space Systems Program - September 25 2003
Boeing-Led Team to Study Nuclear-Powered Space Systems - August 1 2003
Boeing, Lockheed Offer NASA Two Choices for Nuclear Power - July 21 2003
NASA nuclear orbiter to search for oceans on 3 Jupiter moons - June 11 2003
Prometheus: Lighting NASA's Nuclear Fire - April 23 2003
NASA'S Nuclear Prometheus Project Viewed as Major Paradigm Shift - March 7 2003
Nuclear-Powered Spacecraft Plan Feared - February 4 2003
Space Radioisotope Power Systems - The Technology and Applications (183KB pdf file) - February 2003
Will There Be A Nuclear Space Race Between America And China - January 28 2003
Nuclear Power In Space And The Impact On Earth's Ecosystem - January 27 2003
NASA to go nuclear - January 22 2003
Oh man! Look at those spacemen go ... - January 18 2003
White House Go-Ahead ON NASA Nuclear Prometheus Project - January 17 2003
NASA Sets Its Sights on Nuclear Space Rocket - January 17 2003
Bush Expanding Nuclear Power for Space - January 2003
Space Power - September 2002
Advanced Propulsion - September 16 2002
Plutonium in Space (Again!) - by Karl Grossman, Summer 2002
NASA planning to revive nuclear power programs - February 13 2002
NASA Seeks $1 Billion for Nuclear Propulsion Plan - February 7 2002
The Return of Space Nuclear Reactors - February 1 2002
NASA considers nuclear boosters for space rockets - July 5 2001
From Earth To Mars In As Little As Two Weeks? - January 1 2001
Marshall scientists look for cheaper way of going into space - October 20 2000
Nuclear Power: The Future of Spaceflight? - July 22 2000
Polluting the Final Frontier
Nukes in Space are a serious threat to us all
Will Nuclear Power Put Humans On Mars? - May 21 2000
Nuclear-powered Probes In the Plans for Mars - Mar 8 2000
Researchers push nuclear power for Manned Mars trips - Dec 1999
Nuclear Powered Space Missions - Past and Future by Regina Hagen
Nuclear Rocket to Mars Making Comeback - 2/10/97
Audit Report on Timber Wind (1.96MB PDF file) - 16/12/92