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US eyes building nuclear power plants for moon and Mars

Jul. 24, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. wants to build nuclear power plants that will work on the moon and Mars, and on Friday put out a request for ideas from the private sector on how to do that. The U.S. Department of Energy put out the formal request to build what it calls a fission surface power system that...