By Matthew Van Dusen, Editor, Txchnologist.com Somewhere among the jagged trenches of the South Pacific sits a graphite fuel cask containing 3.9 kg of plutonium from Apollo 13. The fate of the radioactive plutonium-238 has long been overshadowed by the successful return of the three NASA astronauts on board the ill-fated mission. The plutonium was supposed to fuel the System for Nuclear Auxiliary Power, or... Read more →
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