Definitions for nuclear rocket
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nuclear rocket
a rocket engine in which a nuclear reactor is used to heat a propellant
A rocket with a nuclear reactor aboard.
A rocket where a nuclear process, especially an onboard fission reactor, enables thrust to be produced.
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