Undergraduate student Becca Segel presents NASA research at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Third year undergraduate student and ThinkEnergy Fellow Becca Segel has presented her research on “Investigation of Production Parameter Effects on Spark Plasma Sintered Molybdenum Cermet Wafers for Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Applications" at the Nuclear and Emerging Technologies in Space Conference

The presentation focuses on ceramic-metal wafers for nuclear thermal propulsion, and how to produce these disks. NASA could be using this technology in the future for missions to Mars!

 

For more information, read the full article in the Daily here.