SEATTLE, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation ( USNC ) is proposing to partner with Idaho National Laboratory (INL), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and U.S. Industry to deploy Ultra Safe Nuclear Micro Modular Reactors ( MMR ™) in the U.S. for the purpose of demonstrating secure power, heat, and experimental capabilities leading to deployment and global export of USNC’s advanced U.S. nuclear energy technology. The USNC-led team seeks to demonstrate integrated energy systems (IES) with renewables and other clean energy technologies at INL, and to provide training and experimental capabilities
While U.S. Space Force members may be planet-bound for now, its warfighters will eventually deploy into orbit, according to Space Command’s top operations boss.
“I think that will happen, but it’s a long way off. … But at some point, yes, we will be putting humans into space,” Maj. Gen. John Shaw, head of the Combined Force Space Component Command at U.S. Space Command, said Tuesday during a discussion hosted by AFWERX.
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“They may be operating command centers somewhere in the lunar environment or someplace else,” he said in response to questions posed by Rick Tumlinson of the Space Frontier Foundation. Air Force Magazine was first to report Shaw’s comments.
Officials have said the Space Force could eventually expand its mission beyond protecting Earth-bound warfighters by watching over assets such as communications and GPS satellites and potentially