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US-based General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has delivered a design concept of a Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) reactor to power future astronaut missions to Mars for a NASA-funded study.

Date: Tuesday, 15 September 2020
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The US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) said on 20 February that it had completed its evaluation of applications submitted in response to a funding opportunity for the production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) without the use of highly enriched uranium (HEU).

Date: Tuesday, 26 February 2019
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Finland's FiR 1 research reactor in Espoo will be permanently shut down in 2015, after being a centre of training and research for over five decades. Continued operation is 'unprofitable,' says VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.

Date: Wednesday, 08 July 2015
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The US Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) seeks transport package owners (US Nuclear Regulatory Commission/Department of Transportation Type B transport packages [shipping casks]) qualified to direct the loading of irradiated and unirradiated Nuclear Fuel (NF) and/or target material located at foreign research reactors (FRR) in various countries. The vendor must be qualified to load the NF at the reactor site and arrange for transport to the United States in accordance with all applicable regulations, requirements and standards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), sending and receiving governments. The vendor must supply the shipping casks, including specialized auxiliary equipment, required to safely load the casks, prepare them for transportation, and unload in an approved DOE receiving facility. The NF may consist of aluminum clad fuel assemblies (primarily material test reactor [MTR] type) and zirconium, aluminu m or stainless steel clad fuel assemblies (Training, Research, Isotope, General Atomic [TRIGA] type).

Date: Monday, 28 February 2011
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