Space is becoming an increasingly competitive domain and nuclear technologies, including both nuclear propulsion and energy production, could play a key role in advancing a variety of these missions.
About the Author
Yukari Sekiguchi is a senior congressional coordinator in the Congressional Affairs Section at the Embassy of Japan. Prior to joining the embassy, she worked as a program manager and research associate with the Project on Nuclear Issues and the Proliferation Prevention Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC. She has specialized in nuclear nonproliferation, arms control, and security policy. Ms. Sekiguchi also has 13 years of experience in journalism. Previously, she worked as a lead anchor and news broadcaster for Fukushima Television Co. Ltd., where she covered the Fukushima nuclear accident among other issues. She holds a master’s degree in international relations from the University of California at San Diego and a bachelor’s degree from Seikei University in Tokyo.
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Japan possesses almost 47 tons of separated plutonium. A clear plan for its potential usage and storage is essential.