Episode 64: Nuclear Propulsion

Event details

Date & Time
June 17, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location
Virtual
Remote video URL

Episode audio

 

About Episode 64

Using nuclear propulsion systems for space missions has been researched for decades. But invigorated by new Mars missions for humans and the 2020 NSP, nuclear (thermal and electric) propulsion is getting lots of attention and research funding. In this episode listen to Aerospace expert Greg Meholic talk to Michael Houts, Nuclear Research Manager for the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.