Nuclear News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA and DOE Make Progress on Surface Nuclear Fission Power Technology
    Glenn Research Center - Tuesday, August 4, 2009
    Posted on: 8/4/2009 4:35:55 PM PDT

  • NASA Press Briefing to be Held April 19 for Prometheus Nuclear Program
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, April 12, 2005
    Posted on: 4/12/2005 7:25:30 PM PDT

  • Teams Selected to Research Critical Issues in Electric Propulsion
    NASA HQ - Monday, October 18, 2004
    Posted on: 10/18/2004 2:56:25 PM PDT

  • NASA Signs Space Nuclear Power Agreement With Department Of Energy
    NASA HQ - Thursday, August 5, 2004
    Posted on: 8/5/2004 7:09:29 PM PDT

  • High Flux Isotope Reactor marks 400th cycle
    Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Friday, May 21, 2004
    Posted on: 5/21/2004 11:52:07 AM PDT

  • Ion Engine Design Passes Key NASA Test
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, December 23, 2003
    Posted on: 12/23/2003 3:28:13 PM PDT

  • NASA Successfully Tests Ion Engine
    Glenn Research Center - Thursday, November 20, 2003
    Posted on: 11/20/2003 7:07:20 PM PDT

  • Boeing Selects Leader for Nuclear Space Systems Program
    Boeing - Thursday, September 25, 2003
    Posted on: 9/25/2003 8:38:20 AM PDT

  • Boeing-Led Team to Study Nuclear-Powered Space Systems
    Boeing - Tuesday, July 29, 2003
    Posted on: 7/29/2003 10:09:02 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects In-Space Propulsion Innovations for Research
    NASA HQ - Friday, May 16, 2003
    Posted on: 5/16/2003 3:25:11 PM PDT

  • NASA Awards Teledyne up to $10M in Contracts for Advanced Thermoelectric Power Generators
    Teledyne Brown Engineering - Wednesday, May 14, 2003
    Posted on: 5/14/2003 7:38:50 PM PDT

  • Advanced Radioisotope-power Technologies R&D Teams Selected
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, May 7, 2003
    Posted on: 5/7/2003 3:45:07 PM PDT

  • NASA and Nuclear Power in Space
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) - Monday, October 28, 2002
    Posted on: 10/28/2002 9:01:36 AM PDT

  • Boeing-Led Team Wins Contract To Advance Nuclear Electric Power For Space
    Boeing - Thursday, October 3, 2002
    Posted on: 10/3/2002 9:49:13 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA GRC Solicitation: Design Fabrication and Testing of a Full Scale Power Conversion Unit PCU for Fission Surface Power
    Glenn Research Center - November 15, 2007
    Posted on: 11/15/2007 6:30:28 AM PDT

  • NASA: Notice of availability of Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (DPEIS) for the Development of Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems
    NASA HQ - January 5, 2006
    Posted on: 1/5/2006 7:02:57 AM PDT

  • NASA: National Environmental Policy Act Development of Nuclear Reactors for Space Electric Power Applications
    NASA HQ - March 30, 2005
    Posted on: 3/30/2005 5:41:30 AM PDT

  • GAO Report: NASA'S SPACE VISION: Business Case for Prometheus 1 Needed to Ensure Requirements Match Available Resources
    Government Accountability Office - March 23, 2005
    Posted on: 3/23/2005 9:43:28 AM PDT

  • Boeing Places Collection of Prometheus Jupiter Mission Concept Materials Online
    Boeing - August 12, 2004
    Posted on: 8/12/2004 3:47:30 PM PDT

  • NASA Presolicitation Notice: Development of an Early Flight Fission - Test Facilities (EFF-TF) Liquid Metal Purification Loop
    Marshall Space Flight Center - April 22, 2004
    Posted on: 4/22/2004 5:40:08 PM PDT

  • NASA Notice of availability of draft programmatic environmental impact statement (DPEIS) for implementation of the Mars Exploration Program
    NASA HQ - April 22, 2004
    Posted on: 4/22/2004 7:45:48 AM PDT

  • NASA Notice: National Environmental Policy Act; Development of Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems
    NASA HQ - April 22, 2004
    Posted on: 4/22/2004 7:27:02 AM PDT

  • DOE Sources Sought Notice: Space and Defense Power Systems
    Department of Energy - November 24, 2003
    Posted on: 11/24/2003 7:44:48 PM PDT

  • Testimony of Byron K. Wood, The Boeing Company , Given at a Senate Science, Technology, and Space Hearing on Space Propulsion
    Boeing - June 3, 2003
    Posted on: 6/3/2003 8:01:57 PM PDT

  • Testimony of Frank Sietzen, President, Space Transportation Association, Given at a Senate Science, Technology, and Space Hearing on Space Propulsion
    Space Transportation Association - June 3, 2003
    Posted on: 6/3/2003 8:00:25 PM PDT

  • Testimony of Larry Knauer, Pratt & Whitney, Given at a Senate Science, Technology, and Space Hearing on Space Propulsion
    Pratt & Whitney - June 3, 2003
    Posted on: 6/3/2003 7:58:55 PM PDT

  • Testimony of James H. Crocker, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company Given at a Senate Science, Technology, and Space Hearing on Space Propulsion
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - June 3, 2003
    Posted on: 6/3/2003 7:55:19 PM PDT

  • Testimony of Edward J. Weiler Given at a Senate Science, Technology, and Space Hearing on Space Propulsion
    NASA HQ - June 3, 2003
    Posted on: 6/3/2003 7:52:15 PM PDT

  • NASA Sources Sought Notice Teaming Opportunity for the Program Element "In-Space Propulsion Technologies" of the NASA Research Announcement "Reseach O
    Langley Research Center - October 16, 2002
    Posted on: 10/16/2002 10:15:01 AM PDT

  • Request for Infomration (RFI) Pertaining to Proposed NASA Nuclear Systems Initative
    Goddard Space Flight Center - August 6, 2002
    Posted on: 8/6/2002 7:05:22 AM PDT