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Show support for a Lego nuclear power plant
A creative fan of Lego—and nuclear power—has designed a nuclear power plant out of the famous building blocks and has submitted the idea to the Lego Group for possible production—but first, the idea needs the support of the public.
Eric Clarke, Joe Giglio, Kendall Wahlquist, Craig Dees, Amanda Gates, Jaymon Birch, Shad Davis, Brandon Horkley, Lucas Rich
Nuclear Technology | Volume 208 | Number 1 | December 2022 | Pages S11-S17
Technical Paper | doi.org/10.1080/00295450.2022.2031497
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The Space Nuclear Power and Isotope Technologies (SNPIT) Division at Idaho National Laboratory fuels, performs acceptance testing, and provides spacecraft integration support of radioisotope power systems in support of National Aeronautics and Space Administration missions. Recently, the SNPIT team completed fueling, testing, and launch support of the Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator for the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover mission.