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Nuclear Installations Safety
Devoted specifically to the safety of nuclear installations and the health and safety of the public, this division seeks a better understanding of the role of safety in the design, construction and operation of nuclear installation facilities. The division also promotes engineering and scientific technology advancement associated with the safety of such facilities.
2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Finland in Front: The World’s Likely First Spent Fuel Repository Moves Toward Licensing
The year 2024 is shaping up to be a historic one for Posiva, the waste management organization owned by Finland’s two nuclear power plant utilities, Fortum and Teollisuuden Voima. The company is looking to receive regulatory approval of its operating license for the Onkalo deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste by the end of the year.
Thursday, May 12, 2022|12:30–4:30PM EDT
Meet in the Hotel Lobby
Transportation will leave from and return at 4:30 to the Cleveland Westin.
NETS attendees have the option to tour some of the major test facilities at the NASA Glenn Research Center
The Zero Gravity Research Facility is NASA’s premier facility for ground based microgravity research, and the largest facility of its kind in the world. It provides researchers with a near weightless environment for a duration of 5.18 seconds.
ELECTRIC PROPULSION AND POWER LABORATORY
The Electric Propulsion and Power Laboratory (EPPL) supports research and development of spacecraft power and electric propulsion systems. The staff of EPPL have been supporting electric propulsion and power system testing for over 40 years
SIMULATED LUNAR OPERATIONS LABORATORY (SLOPE)
The SLOPE Lab is a unique indoor laboratory designed to mimic lunar and planetary surface operations. Research here helps NASA develop the tools and technologies needed to allow rovers to traverse long distances and explore the surfaces of the Moon and Mars.