Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive


Forgot your password?

Submission + - NASA needs more Plutonium! (

PRB_Ohio writes: The US quit making Plutonium in 1988 and NASA needs it for power systems for deep space probes — where sunlight is not strong enough to use solar panels. Apparently, the US has been buying plutonium from Russia since 1992 — nice way to keep the stuff from bad guys — just buy it and ship it off planet... works for me.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

NASA needs more Plutonium!

Comments Filter:

Crazee Edeee, his prices are INSANE!!!