"...the international community has come to understand that the exploration of outer space is impossible without a nuclear rocket engine..."
- Nikolai Ponomarev-Stepnoy, vice president of the Kurchatov Institute scientific center
the Nuclear Space Technology Institute, our vision is to provide education
of, and enhance interest in space nuclear power and propulsion technology.
Our mission is to educate, inform, promote and otherwise advance the use
of atomic energy for the exploration of space. Our intention is to reach
the public at large, the scientific community, educational institutions
and other space advocacy organizations.