Nuclear energy

DRACO: Nuclear Fission powered Spacecraft of NASA

DARPA of the USA is working on nuclear fission-powered spacecraft along with NASA called the DRACO. DARPA is Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency. And DARPA is the research and development wing of the US military. Just like the DRDO of ..



India agrees to $200 mn LoC to support Kyrgyzstan

According to External Affairs Minister (EAM), S Jaishankar, India has agreed on USD 200 million Line of Credit support for the developmental projects in Kyrgyzstan. Key Facts This line of credit was agreed upon after meeting between EAM S. Jaishankar and Kyrgyz Foreign Minister ..


Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

Recently, India made a deal with Bangladesh where Indian companies will develop the transmission lines of Bangladesh Rooppur Nuclear power plant. Some Current Affairs Facts about Rooppur Nuclear power plant.


HL-2M Tokamak Reactor

The HL-2M Tokamak reactor is China’s largest and most advanced nuclear fusion experimental device. Located in southwestern Sichuan province, the reactor is often called an “artificial sun” because of the enormous heat and power it produces. It was completed last ..


Hualong One: China’s entry in Nuclear Power Sector

China recently connected its first indigenously developed third generation nuclear power reactor called Hualong one to its national grid. The Hualong One nuclear power reactor is first of its kind. About Hualong One According to the China National Nuclear Corporation, ..


India-US extend MoU for Cooperation on Nuclear Energy

India and the United States have extended the Indo-US Civil Nuclear Energy agreement for another ten years. The agreement is also called the 123 agreement. India buys the nuclear material from United States based on this agreement. The extension of ..