Canadian Company Looking to Develop a Nuclear Fission Reactor for the Moon

Project LEUNR, a transportable nuclear fission reactor. Credit: Canadian Space Mining Corporation.

Reliable, consistent electric power is a necessity for establishing human-occupied bases on the Moon. This is why the Canadian Space Mining Corporation (CSMC) of Toronto wants to develop a transportable nuclear fission reactor for use in these locations, under the name ‘Project LEUNR.’

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James Careless is an award-winning satellite communications writer. He has covered the industry since the 1990s.