The 2013 ANS Topical Meeting on Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS 2013) will be held February 25-28, 2013, at the Albuquerque Marriott in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
December 5, 2012, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
November 30, 2012, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
A joint Department of Energy and NASA team has demonstrated a simple, robust fission reactor prototype [note: see Comments for more accurate and complete description] intended for development for future space exploration missions. The DUFF (Demonstration Using Flattop Fissions) experiment represents the first demonstration in the United State-since 1965-of a space nuclear reactor system to produce electricity.
August 24, 2012, 6:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes mission is scheduled for launch early on Thursday morning, August 30. How and why? An ANS Nuclear Cafe double feature matinee:
August 21, 2012, 6:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
February 25-28, 2013 • Albuquerque Marriott, N.M.
August 10, 2012, 6:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
Even before its successful landing earlier this week, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory was already sending back important scientific data-about the radiation exposure that astronauts might face during a mission to the Red Planet.
August 6, 2012, 9:30PMANS Nuclear Cafe
August 3, 2012, 6:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
February 29, 2012, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
Part I: Space nuclear reactor safety
February 20, 2012, 10:00PMANS Nuclear Cafe
Eric Loewen, president of the American Nuclear Society, kept up his rapid pace last week as he visited the ANS local section in Aiken, S.C., on February 15, and the one in Charlotte, N.C., on February 16. Loewen, as the featured speaker at the meetings of the two sections, presented his personal talk titled "Plutonium: Promise or Peril".
February 1, 2012, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
January 20, 2012, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe