Fact Sheets

The library section provides a central location for extensive information regarding the history and mission of the NNSS. These resources include fact sheets, historical and current videos, photos, and publications including environmental reports, historical documents, U.S. nuclear tests, and newsletters.  

All of these materials support the mission and vision of the NNSS.

If you need additional information, contact the Office of Public Affairs at (702) 295-3521 or email Nevada@NNSA.doe.gov.

NNSS fact sheets are summary documents detailing pertinent information regarding NNSS missions and programs, including the history of the Site. These documents address a variety of topics, from current mission and environmental management issues to historical backgrounds.

Missions and Projects
PDF Adding Value in the State of Nevada (Economic Impact)
PDF A Premier High-Tech National Security Asset in Southern Nevada
PDF Big Explosives Experimental Facility (BEEF)
PDF Counter Terrorism Operations Support (CTOS)
PDF Device Assembly Facility
PDF Environmental Management
PDF Environmental Management Stakeholder Involvement
PDF Environmental Remediation Work at TTR
PDF Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (FFACO)
PDF Fire and Rescue
PDF Groundwater Q&As
PDF Joint Actinide Shock Physics Experimental Research (JASPER)
PDF Mine Rescue Teams
PDF Nevada Site Specific Advisory Board
PDF NNSS Geology
PDF NNSS Groundwater Program
PDF NNSS Overview
PDF Nonproliferation Test and Evaluation Complex (NPTEC)
PDF Nuclear Testing Archive
PDF Plant and Animal Life
PDF Protecting the NNSS from Wildland Fires
PDF Public Tours
PDF Radioactive Waste Acceptance Program
PDF Radiological/Nuclear Countermeasures Test and Evaluation Complex (RNCTEC)
PDF Remote Sensing Laboratory (RSL)
PDF Science Bowl
PDF Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement (SWEIS)
PDF Source Physics Experiments (SPE)
PDF Stockpile Stewardship Program
PDF Transporting Waste to the NNSS
PDF Waste Disposal at the NNSS
PDF Waste Generator Services & Technical Support

Additional Fact Sheets
PDF Apollo Astronauts
PDF Atmospheric Tests
PDF Atomic Annie
PDF Atomic Culture
PDF Before It Was the NTS
PDF Big Hole Drilling
PDF Camp Desert Rock
PDF Civil Effects
PDF Davy Crockett
PDF Fuze Testing
PDF Huron King
PDF Icecap
PDF Last Stop for Jackass and Western
PDF Mercury
PDF Mercury Bowling Alley
PDF Miss Atom Bomb
PDF News Nob
PDF Nuclear Rocket Development Station 
PDF Nuclear Timeline
PDF Operation Morning Light
PDF Peacekeeper Tests
PDF Plowshare Program
PDF Plutonium Dispersal Tests
PDF Project Nutmeg
PDF Project Pluto
PDF Protecting Cultural Resources
PDF Rapatronic Photography
PDF Research at the NNSS: The Nevada Desert Research Center
PDF Runaway Train
PDF Secret Film Studio: Lookout Mountain
PDF Sedan Crater
PDF Speakers Bureau
PDF Special Activities
PDF Underground Nuclear Testing 
PDF What is Radiation?
PDF Yucca Lady