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.
"BRMA's role in preservation of B Reactor," B Reactor 70th anniversary address by Del Ballard
"Hanford and History," B Reactor 60th anniversary address by Richard Rhodes
|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 Vision Statement
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
60th Anniversary of B Reactor Celebrations
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Updated October 2014
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