Being the first nuclear reactor to be built in Missouri, MSTR has a long and rich history, with plenty of upgrades and modifications along the way. This timeline shows some of the many major upgrades our reactor underwent, with many more being planned for the future!
Construction begins on the "Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy Reactor (MSMR)," based upon the Curtiss-Wright Research Reactor in Quehanna, PA.
The first startup to power was conducted on December 9th
Reactor licensed power increased from 10kW to current 200kW
Front office/reception building extension added
Reactor instrumentation in the control room overhauled
Digital Control systems and new console installed
New digital recorders installed and wide-range linear channel upgraded