Definition of Nuclear-thermoelectric rocket

1. Noun. (space science) a rocket with a thermal ion engine, whereby the ions are ionized by electricity from a nuclear reactor, and the fluid that is the source of the ions is heated by that nuclear reactor to increase specific impulse. ¹

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nuclear-thermoelectric rockets
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