"Can return into an orbit": what prospects of application of nuclear reactors on military satellites

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45 years ago the Soviet military Space-954 satellite with nuclear power installation was wrecked over the low-populated territory Canada. As a result of incident nobody suffered. The reactor burned down in the atmosphere, but the part of radioactive elements of the device fell to the ground. Accident caused a big international resonance. With the end of cold war of the USSR and United States of America refused use of nuclear satellites. However application of atom finally did not consign to the past. According to experts, in case of further degradation of a military-political situation the largest powers can return to application...