Special Power Excursion Reactor Test Program
||This article needs more links to other articles to help integrate it into the encyclopedia. (January 2013) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
The Special Power Excursion Reactor Test Program known as SPERT was a series of tests focusing on the safety of nuclear reactors. It was commissioned in 1954 by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to be run by the Phillips Petroleum Company.
The SPERT-II reactor became operational in March 1960.