Boeing-Led Team to Study Nuclear-Powered Space Systems Boeing

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has awarded a contract to a Boeing-led [NYSE: BA] team to study deep space propulsion systems for the Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (JIMO) mission, scheduled to launch no earlier than 2011. JIMO would be the first space science mission in NASA’s Project Prometheus, a part of the space agency