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Resource ID: #13582
Subject: Nuclear Energy
Source: CovertAction Quarterly
Date: Summer 1996


CovertAction Quarterly reports that despite enormous danger, huge expense and the alternative of solar power, the U.S. is pushing ahead with using nuclear power in space. The article especially examines NASA's Cassini mission in which the space probe Cassini will receive its electric power from three radioisotope thermal generators with a total of 72.3 pounds of plutonium fuel. (Summer 1996)

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