Kilopower, the Nuclear Power Plant for the Moon and Mars
By Karan Kumar • 12/05/2019 at 11:38AM
This newly developed power system can help power human outposts, enable astronauts to produce fuel, breathable air, water and other materials using planetary resources on Mars and Moon.
Kilopower is a small, lightweight device that works using fission power system. Fission is a nuclear reaction in which the nucleus of an atom splits into smaller, lighter nuclei releasing a large amount of energy.