Blue Origin Wins Contract to Design Nuclear-Powered Spacecraft

The DARPA contract tasks Blue Origin with creating a prototype system that can fly in low Earth orbit by 2025.

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin company is working on a new spacecraft project that’ll fly via nuclear thermal propulsion.

On Monday, Blue Origin was among three companies awarded with US government contracts to design the concept nuclear-powered spacecraft. The project comes from DARPA within …Source