autoevolution

Stories about: nuclear

World’s First Nuclear-Powered Submarine Returns Home After a $36 Million Refit
World’s First Nuclear-Powered Submarine Returns Home After a $36 Million Refit

8 Aug 2022, 01:43 UTC / The almighty USS Nautilus broke record after record during its pioneering career with the U.S. Navy, and is now ready to continue its role for decades to come

 
Rolls-Royce One of the Big Five to Build the First U.S. Advanced Nuclear Microreactor
Rolls-Royce One of the Big Five to Build the First U.S. Advanced Nuclear Microreactor

2 Aug 2022, 04:12 UTC / This advanced nuclear microreactor will be easily deployed anywhere, via any means of transportation, to respond the DoD's increasing energy demands

 
Ex-SpaceX Engineer Builds Martian Nuclear Reactor To Tackle Earth's Power Crisis
Ex-SpaceX Engineer Builds Martian Nuclear Reactor To Tackle Earth's Power Crisis

29 Jul 2022, 19:45 UTC / Reaching for the stars means having a steady footing on our (still) only home planet, where stellar innovations can find efficient applications

 
Insane Flying Hotel Concept Envisions the Future of Nuclear-Powered Luxury
Insane Flying Hotel Concept Envisions the Future of Nuclear-Powered Luxury

28 Jun 2022, 02:02 UTC / This huge flying hotel could carry 5,000 people and stay above the clouds for years, powered by nuclear reactors - is this the future of luxury travel?

 
Royal Navy’s Most Powerful Attack Submarine in History Shows What It Can Do
Royal Navy’s Most Powerful Attack Submarine in History Shows What It Can Do

17 Jun 2022, 01:52 UTC / The Royal Navy's youngest submarine in operation is part of the next-generation class of ultra-powerful nuclear underwater beasts

 
The Royal Navy’s Largest and Most Complex Underwater Beast Ever Soon to Emerge
The Royal Navy’s Largest and Most Complex Underwater Beast Ever Soon to Emerge

10 May 2022, 03:04 UTC / This ballistic nuclear submarine paves the way for a new generation of underwater vessels with incredible capabilities and modern innovations

 
DARPA Space-Bound Nuclear Thermal Engine to Fly on Demo Rocket in 2026
DARPA Space-Bound Nuclear Thermal Engine to Fly on Demo Rocket in 2026

9 May 2022, 11:30 UTC / DARPA pushes the first flight of the Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO) nuclear rocket engine to 2026

 
U.S. Navy Upgrading E-6B Mercury Nuclear Forces Command and Control Aircraft
U.S. Navy Upgrading E-6B Mercury Nuclear Forces Command and Control Aircraft

4 Mar 2022, 11:04 UTC / Defense contractor Northrop Grumman got a a $111 million U.S. Navy contract to upgrade the command and control capabilities of the E-6B Mercury

 
Nuclear-Powered Airliner Can Carry 600 Passengers at Mach 6, But Only in Sim
Nuclear-Powered Airliner Can Carry 600 Passengers at Mach 6, But Only in Sim

21 Feb 2022, 12:45 UTC / Video simulation shows a non-descript airliner powered by nuclear reactors, is should be capable of seating 600 and hitting Mach 6

 
How I Drifted the USS Wyoming
How I Drifted the USS Wyoming

1 Feb 2022, 14:24 UTC / I spent a weekend under the ocean in the world's most powerful warship. This was an experience unlike any other, so get some popcorn!

 
Rolls-Royce to Launch Groundbreaking Nuclear Solution for Clean Energy and Fuels
Rolls-Royce to Launch Groundbreaking Nuclear Solution for Clean Energy and Fuels

22 Dec 2021, 05:33 UTC / Rolls-Royce and the UK Government are developing a unique nuclear project - each of these revolutionary modules could power one million homes

 
Pulsar Fusion Fires Up Hybrid Rocket Engine for the First Time, Is a Success
Pulsar Fusion Fires Up Hybrid Rocket Engine for the First Time, Is a Success

22 Nov 2021, 15:10 UTC / Pulsar Fusion, a company based in Bletchley, UK, fired up for the first time its hybrid rocket engine, validating its technology

 
Nuclear-Powered Earth 300 Will Be World's Biggest Yacht and Scheduled for 2025
Nuclear-Powered Earth 300 Will Be World's Biggest Yacht and Scheduled for 2025

23 Oct 2021, 08:26 UTC / This future research yacht is scheduled for launch in 2025 and will house the world's brightest scientists while being nuclear-powered. Costs $700 million

 
Russian Fleet Put to the Test in the Arctic, With Spectacular Missile Launches
Russian Fleet Put to the Test in the Arctic, With Spectacular Missile Launches

17 Sep 2021, 12:43 UTC / Russian missile cruisers, destroyers and coastal missile systems conducted joined operations against mock enemies, in the Arctic region

 
Australia to Build a Fleet of Nuclear-Powered Submarines, the U.S. and U.K. Will Help
Australia to Build a Fleet of Nuclear-Powered Submarines, the U.S. and U.K. Will Help

17 Sep 2021, 06:11 UTC / A new trilateral agreement has been announced between Australia, the U.K. and the U.S. Its first task is to help Australia build nuclear-powered submarines

 
Thirty-Year-Old W88 Nuclear Warhead Finally Gets Upgraded, Is Now Ready to Fire
Thirty-Year-Old W88 Nuclear Warhead Finally Gets Upgraded, Is Now Ready to Fire

17 Aug 2021, 08:44 UTC / The nuclear deterrent of the U.S. is now smarter and more reliable, with the W88 nuclear warhead receiving major updates, after 10 years of development.

 
U.S. Launches Minuteman III ICBM, Detonates Non-Nuclear Warhead
U.S. Launches Minuteman III ICBM, Detonates Non-Nuclear Warhead

12 Aug 2021, 07:54 UTC / The Air Force Global Strike Command launched on August 11 a Boing Minuteman ICBM equipped with a non-nuclear warhead, detonates over water

 
DARPA Launches Nuclear Spacecraft Program, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Is in It
DARPA Launches Nuclear Spacecraft Program, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Is in It

13 Apr 2021, 09:16 UTC / Lockheed Martin, General Atomics and Blue Origin sign with DARPA to participate in the DRACO program for nuclear thermal propulsion system testing.

 
Republic F-84 Thunderjet Was One of the First Nuclear-Capable American Fighters
Republic F-84 Thunderjet Was One of the First Nuclear-Capable American Fighters

21 Feb 2021, 09:06 UTC / Republic F-84 Thunderjet was the first aircraft to be capable of in-flight refueling, and the first of its kind to be capable of holding a nuclear weapon

 
President Trump Pushes Nuclear Power to Space, NASA Gets to It
President Trump Pushes Nuclear Power to Space, NASA Gets to It

24 Dec 2020, 10:15 UTC / President Trump issues Space Policy Directive-6 (SPD-6), opening the doors for NASA to start testing nuclear power for space exploration