By nuke, by Jupiter!

August 2003
Engineer (00137758);8/8/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7633, p6
Reports that Boeing Co. will be developing a nuclear-powered probe that will travel to the moons of Jupiter. Target date of the completion of the mission; Purpose behind the initiative.


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