NASA Glenn officials excited over role in future space missions

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The new funding is largely intended for development and testing propulsion technology that is necessary for deep space missions. The center is also aiding in NASAs rocket space launch system in the Orion spacecraft. It will be flown to Ohio from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. However it allows efficiency in space travel. And with higher thrust and higher efficiency nuclear rockets would open up much of the solar system. Nuclear rockets could return againNow NASA is getting interested in nuclear rockets again. Some might argue that nuclear explosives would violate the Outer Space Treatys provision forbidding nuclear weapons or any other kinds of weapons of mass destruction in orbit but nuclear explosives arent necessarily nuclear weapons. President Trumps budget is unlikely to become law because of bipartisan opposition to many of its elements. President Trumps fiscal year 2020 NASA budget is one of the strongest on record for our storied agency NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said in a statement. NASA is also requesting money for landers capable of cargo delivery and human access to the lunar surface by the late 2020s

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