NASA Plum Brook Reactor Facility Decommissioning

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The NASA Plum Brook Reactor Facility (PBRF) in the late 1960[rq]s.    Image Credit: NASA, used with permission

The NASA Plum Brook Reactor Facility (PBRF) in the late 1960’s.

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Scene of decommissioning work in progress at PBRF:  Articulated long-handled tools and video monitors were used to remotely remove the PBRF reactor internals.    Image Credit: NASA, used with permission

Scene of decommissioning work in progress at PBRF:
Articulated long-handled tools and video

Scene of decommissioning work in progress at PBRF:  Glove bag enclosures were used for asbestos removal.    Image Credit: NASA, used with permission

Scene of decommissioning work in progress at PBRF:
Glove bag enclosures were used for asbestos

The PBRF reactor vessel with all internals removed.    Image Credit: NASA, used with permission

The PBRF reactor vessel with all internals removed.

Image Credit: NASA,