• In April, the Tlatelolco Treaty enters into force.
  • Applications of nuclear and radiation technologies in agriculture, medicine, industry, and other fields continue to make inroads globally, particularly in developing countries.
  • Nuclear power serves as an energy source during the historic Apollo missions, as three astronauts
    place an atomic generator on the moon.

  US astronaut Alan Bean removing
the nuclear energy source on
the Apollo 12 mission in November 1969.
Apollo 12 mission in November 1969