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Nuclear Launch Safety Analysis

Sandia’s Ron Lipinski Wins DOE Award for Mars Rover Work

On October 15, 2012, in Energy, News, News & Events, Nuclear Energy

Ron Lipinski has to imagine everything that can go wrong in a system. When he’s examining the Mars Curiosity Rover’s plutonium power generator, or a safety analysis for the Kennedy Space Center, a lot can be at stake. Lipinski is the team leader for the Mars Science Laboratory Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermal Generator team. For his work at Sandia National Laboratories, […]

Advanced Nuclear Energy

On March 9, 2012, in

The Advanced Nuclear Energy Programs Group conducts research and development in advanced technologies for both the front- and back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle to ensure energy and environmental stability in the interest of national security.  The Advanced Nuclear Energy Programs Group’s primary customer is the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE). […]



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