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U.S. To Restart Plutonium Production for Deep Space Exploration - Universe Today
The end of NASA’s plutonium shortage may be in sight. On Monday March 18th, NASA’s planetary science division head Jim Green announced that production of Plutonium-238 (Pu-238) by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) is currently in the test phases leading up to a restart of full scale production. “By the end of the … Continue reading "U.S. To Restart Plutonium Production for Deep Space Exploration"