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    Physics: use of nuclear power on a satellite

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    Why use nuclear power on a satellite? (select all answers that apply)

    it can supply energy for many years on long space missions.
    solar cells don't work well in the outer solar system far from the sun.
    sending radioactive materials into space is a good way to get rid of them so they don't create a hazard on earth.
    all of the above.

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