Inside a Nuclear Power Plant’s Core

Inside a Nuclear Power Plant’s Core

It’s not everyday I dawn a hazmat suit and go into the heart of a nuclear power plant. Recently I went to the Callaway Energy Center and filmed/photographed the final stages of Areva’s new mulit-million dollar reactor vessel head installation.

This three story tall unit was hoisted from its staging area into place, above the plutonium rods.


Normally when people think of nuclear power, they envision the cooling pool, shown below: