B REACTOR MUSEUM
P.O. Box 1531, Richland, Washington 99352, USA
B Reactor - a National Historic Landmark
BRMA is an all-volunteer association of
individuals and groups working
to preserve the historic B Reactor on the Hanford Nuclear Site
in southeastern Washington State as a public museum.
|B Reactor, the world's
first industrial-scale nuclear reactor, was built during World War II as part of the
top-secret Manhattan Project to develop the atomic bomb.
One of three plutonium production reactors built in total secrecy at Hanford during World War II, B Reactor produced plutonium for the Trinity test at Alamagordo, New Mexico, on July 16, 1945, and for the atomic bomb exploded on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.
Online virtual tour of B Reactor: www.rangerinyourpocket.org
BRMA meetings are held on the second Monday of each month, 7:00 pm, at the Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Dr. at Swift Blvd. The public is welcome.
Officers and Chairpersons 2014
President: Maynard Plahuta
Membership: Burt Pierard
Tour Coordinator: Bob Horgos
Newsletter Editor: Richard Romanelli
Webmaster: Jim Stoffels
Contact us: email@example.com
60th Anniversary of B Reactor Celebrations
Click here for details.
Updated April 2014
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