Institute of the University of Florida conducting research in space nuclear energy systems, high temperature nuclear fuels and propulsion. Includes research information, nuclear data and location.
Article on the history and possible future applications of nuclear power in space.
Pro-nuclear space movement providing news coverage, editorials and articles about the use of nuclear energy in space research and exploration. Includes message board and discussion forum.
The Space and Defense Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG) Program of the US Department of Energy (DOE) provides support for radioisotope power source in space applications. Includes program description, technical information, history and publications.
Information resources on space nuclear propulsion, space policy and other nuclear related topics by the Federation of American Scientists. Includes space policy, technical, strategic defense and space exploration information.
Compact power source developed at the Kurchatov Institute around a nuclear reactor and a thermionic heat-to-electricity converter for space power systems applications. Includes technical characteristics and contact information.
Discusses the scientific aspects of nuclear propulsion in space. Includes technical concepts, technology basics with schematic diagrams, history and topical interviews with scientists and astronauts.
Briefing paper from the Uranium Information Center (UIC) addressing the different applications of fission reactors and decay heat sources used in space so far.