Monday, March 7, 2011
Celebrating 50 years of operation
A small group of employees, former and current, along with students and guests, gathered at the WSU Nuclear Radiation Center on Monday, March 7th, 2011 to celebrate 50 years of safe operation. The reactor was brought to criticality at 9:58 p.m., the original start-up time in 1961. Further celebrations marking the 50th anniversary will be made later in the month.