Why the UK nuclear industry needs its own NASA
The nuclear sector seems unique in its characteristics and challenges – it is highly regulated, subject to intense pressures over operational safety, expensive, and the days when it was at the cutting edge of technology were in the 1950s and 1960s. But much the same can be said of the US space sector, which is now showing signs of technological renaissance. What might nuclear power innovation strategists learn from the experience of the space industry over the past three or four decades?
Author: Abeer Abdalla, Doctoral Practitioner