Martian projects shall use nuclear energy: Russian expert

    MOSCOW. October 27. KAZINFORM The future Mars manned exploration projects will only become true by using nuclear energy, said President and Chief Designer of Russia's Energia Aerospace Corporation Vitaly Lopota here on Monday; Kazinform refers to Xinhua.

    Since current rocket technologies are not sufficient for the future exploration of Mars and the whole Solar system, and since no alternative energy resources have been found as of now, the only possible way to implement those projects would be by using nuclear energy, Lopota said at an academic conference on aerospace; Kazinform cites Xinhua.

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