NNSA

The Nuclear Security Enterprise takes in the scenery on Nature Photography Day

You are here Home » The Nuclear Security Enterprise takes in the scenery on Nature Photography Day 1/13Fiddleneck flower The large-flowered fiddleneck has two forms: pin flowers and thrum flowers. This photograph, taken at Site 300, the 7,000 acre experimental test facility operated by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, shows the thrum flower morph in which [...]

The Nuclear Security Enterprise takes in the scenery on Nature Photography Day 2018-06-15T14:04:19+00:00

A domino effect of STEM enrichment

You are here Home » A domino effect of STEM enrichment Undergraduate students set up a fuel cell car activity at UNM Energy Day at the University of New Mexico (UNM) was a chance for students to help other students learn about science in a fun way – while also laying the groundwork for a [...]

A domino effect of STEM enrichment 2018-06-15T14:04:34+00:00

Secure transport master mechanic wins lifetime achievement award

To be eligible for the lifetime achievement award, nominees must have worked at least five decades as an aircraft maintenance technician, with at least 30 of those years being FAA certified. They must also have no safety violations or suspensions. The award has only been presented six previous times to recipients in New Mexico. As a retired [...]

Secure transport master mechanic wins lifetime achievement award 2018-06-15T14:04:56+00:00

NNSA formalizes radiological security collaboration with Morocco

NNSA and the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security (AMSSNuR) met last month in Rabat to sign a memorandum of understanding that will enable both partners to collaborate on numerous nuclear and radiological-related matters including security, forensics, detection, and safeguards. Made possible with support from the U.S. Embassy Rabat and Morocco’s Ministry [...]

NNSA formalizes radiological security collaboration with Morocco 2018-06-15T14:04:54+00:00

Hats off to the Class of 2018! NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program celebrates a year of accomplishments

You are here Home » Hats off to the Class of 2018! NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program celebrates a year of accomplishments The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program graduating class of 2018. Randall M. Hendrickson, NNSA’s Associate Administrator for Management and Budget addresses the NGFP class during graduation ceremony. NNSA’s Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) celebrated the next [...]

Hats off to the Class of 2018! NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program celebrates a year of accomplishments 2018-06-15T14:04:51+00:00

Albuquerque business community honors NNSA employee as one of Forty Under Forty

Computer engineer Levi Bowman started his NNSA career in the Future Leaders Program thirteen years ago. This month, Bowman, a federal IT manager at the Albuquerque Complex, was honored as one of Forty Under Forty professionals who are making a difference in New Mexico. “I feel incredibly blessed receiving the award,” he said, “and honestly [...]

Albuquerque business community honors NNSA employee as one of Forty Under Forty 2018-06-15T14:04:48+00:00

Touring Y-12 never goes out of style

You are here Home » Touring Y-12 never goes out of style 1/8Lining up for the 1967 Y-12 open house Guests lined up to enter Building 9737 during the Open House in 1967 2/8Y-12 open house In addition to the equipment used routinely in the electrical and electronics services and standards laboratory, the visitors saw [...]

Touring Y-12 never goes out of style 2018-06-15T14:04:46+00:00

KRUSTY project demonstrates potential power sources for future space exploration

You are here Home » KRUSTY project demonstrates potential power sources for future space exploration A conceptual drawing of four Kilopower reactors on Mars’ surface. NASA The KRUSTY Experimental Assembly NNSA and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) joined forces to address a unique challenge: developing a power source able to support deep space [...]

KRUSTY project demonstrates potential power sources for future space exploration 2018-06-13T13:13:27+00:00

U.S. Strategic Command leader looks to the future

In a recent Town Hall address at National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Washington, D.C., headquarters, Gen. John E. Hyten, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), spoke to employees across the Nuclear Security Enterprise. “A lot of people look at STRATCOM and say ‘that’s the number one customer for NNSA’, but really I’m your first [...]

U.S. Strategic Command leader looks to the future 2018-06-13T13:13:26+00:00

NNSA Defense Programs leads the pack in giving back

Looming clouds and scattered showers couldn’t put a damper on the enthusiasm of NNSA’s race team in the American Council of Life Insurers’ 37th Annual Capital Challenge.   The five runners are all dedicated staff members from Defense Programs’ decision support team, which conducts 25-year planning, budgeting, and cost estimating for the U.S. nuclear weapons [...]

NNSA Defense Programs leads the pack in giving back 2018-06-13T13:13:23+00:00