Natura Resources LLC has brought together Abilene Christian University, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, and Georgia Tech to form the Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing Research Alliance (NEXTRA), a revolutionary partnership between public and private universities and private industry.  NEXTRA was established to design, build, and license the first-ever Molten Salt Research Reactor (MSRR) and the first university research reactor of any kind in the last 30 years.