Press Releases For Month: June 2020
NASA Report To Congress On Interstellar Space Travel

NASA Report to Congress on Interstellar Space Travel Includes 36 Page Presentation of US Nuclear Partner Mifti’s “Star Trek” Fusion Propulsion

Nasa Report To Congress On Interstellar Space Travel

Los Angeles, CA.  June 16, 2020 – US Nuclear is excited to announce that MIFTI-MIFTEC President and Chief Scientist, Dr. Hafiz Rahman, was invited by NASA to give a presentation on his fusion energy technology at the Tennessee Valley Advanced Interstellar Propulsion Workshop (TVIW) in Wichita, Kansas.  The workshop was requested by Congress with support from TVIW to explore the top technologies that can be used for deep space travel.

Dr. Rahman’s 36-page presentation titled “Staged Z-Pinch, A Target for Fusion and Possible Source for Interstellar Propulsion” discusses MIFTI’s latest developments.   MIFTI’s fusion generators could become the standard propulsion system for space travel, and also have the potential to provide unlimited, low-cost, clean energy for the earth, moon bases, and planetary colonization.

Chemical powered rockets have taken humans to the moon, sent countless missions into earth’s orbit, and have even powered long-range missions inside and outside of our solar system, such as the Mars rovers and the Voyager probe launched in 1977 which is now in interstellar space. Speeds of almost 20,000 miles per hour seem fast and may have been adequate for traveling to the moon and even some nearby planets, but are far too slow and heavy with fuel to travel to more distant planets or the countless stars surrounding our solar system. Chemical powered rockets in use today carry tons of fuel. Fully fueled, the 3-stage Atlas V-541 rocket with the spacecraft can weigh 1 million pounds; 80% of that weight is fuel and the superstructure of the first and second stages that carry the fuel.

Conventional rockets also fire for a certain number of minutes to reach a given speed and then they mostly just float along for the rest of the journey. At a maximum speed of about 17,600 mph (about 28,300 kph), it would take the space shuttle about 165,000 years to reach Alpha Centauri.

However, with a fusion drive, the fuel is heavy hydrogen. One single gram can provide 1 Megawatt-hour, every day for a year, thus gradually accelerating the spacecraft to near light speed. Conventional rockets cannot build speed gradually since they would need to be constantly refueled along the way, and unfortunately, there are no gas stations in space to make that work.

Science fiction can often be the oracle of the future. Star Trek has enthralled fans for decades with stories of space ships that travel at the speed of light and even faster. Light travels at the speed of 186,000 miles in just one second, the equivalent of circling around the earth 7.4 times in just one second. Stars are so far away that the distance is measured in light-years, the distance that light travels in a year. Our closest stellar neighbor is Alpha Centauri at 4.37 light-years away or a staggering 25.6 trillion miles. We have 150 neighboring stars within 20 light-years of our solar system. Distances between stars are so vast that space travel at close to the speed of light is essential to make travel to the stars a reality.

Congress and NASA are now drafting a roadmap in preparation for interstellar research missions which could be launched by 2069 or sooner.

There are a number of technologies being discussed, but only one has shown any real promise. Energy density is one requirement for success, and thermonuclear fusion, the same that powers our sun and the stars, appears to be the best-suited technology that is within reasonable grasp. The race is on to be the first to harness this revolutionary technology, which will not only pave the way for deep space exploration but will radically change our world by ushering in a new era of cheap, plentiful, carbon-free power to run our cities and everything else.

Nuclear fusion is considered the ultimate goal of all energy production not only because it is the most powerful known energy source, but also because it is clean and does not leave a carbon footprint like fossil fuels. A low-cost isotope of hydrogen from ordinary seawater is the fuel for nuclear fusion, and one gallon of this seawater extraction yields about the same amount of energy as 300 gallons of gasoline.

US Nuclear is the prime contractor to build MIFTI’s fusion generators and also has a minority ownership interest in privately owned MIFTI-MIFTEC.

More information on Dr. Rahman’s presentation can be found on the TVIW website: https://tviw.us/tviw-2019/

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About US Nuclear Corp.

Originally founded as a spin-off of the Manhattan project in 1946, US Nuclear is a premier manufacturer of hazmat detection equipment, including UAV, mounted radiation, and chemical detection platforms. US Nuclear sales both domestically and internationally and customers include government and military agencies, homeland security, scientific and national laboratories, nuclear power plants, nuclear research facilities, universities, hospitals, and many more.

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This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ from expectations, estimates, and projections and, consequently, you should not rely on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Words such as “expect,” “estimate,” “project,” “budget,” “forecast,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “believes,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continue,” and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from the expected results.

Investors may find additional information regarding US Nuclear Corp. at the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov, or the company’s website at www.usnuclearcorp.com

CONTACT:

US Nuclear Corp. (UCLE)
Robert I. Goldstein, President, CEO, and Chairman
Rachel Boulds, Chief Financial Officer
(818) 883 7043
Email: info@usnuclearcorp.com

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NASA & US Space Force Are Considering Fusion Energy To Power Moon & Mars Bases/Spaceships

NASA And US Space Force Are Considering Fusion Energy To Power Our Moon and Mars Bases and Spaceships

Los Angeles, CA. June 1, 2020 – US Nuclear Corp. (OTC: UCLE) announces that NASA has just released “Artemis Accords – Guidelines For Humans to Abide by in Space” which also covers protection of the astronaut’s basic infrastructure, including their major assets: space ships and the Moon and Mars base power plants. Ideally, these will all be fusion powered.

NASA and the new US Space Force need a clean, high-powered, compact, and safe energy source for spacecraft propulsion and to establish operations on the Moon and colonizing Mars. Since there is little spare oxygen on space ships, the Moon, and Mars, most conventional energy sources (such as fossil fuels) will not burn and are not useful. Nuclear fission is not safe, and solar cells do not generate adequate power.

That leaves fusion energy as the most desirable energy source because it is safe, it is the most powerful energy source known, and it is not subject to runaway meltdown like fission reactors.

US Nuclear has strong confidence in a new type of fusion energy being developed by our partners, Magneto Inertial Fusion Technologies, Inc. (MIFTI), and MIFTEC Laboratories, Inc. Last year, MIFTI’s Z-Pinch system demonstrated its capabilities when it achieved a major milestone at the University of Nevada, Reno National 1 million amperes, Terawatt Facility.  MIFTI broke all records and repeatedly generated over 10 billion neutrons from each pulse of their stage Z-Pinch fusion generator.

There is only one measure of success or failure in fusion: the production of neutrons. Not just extreme temperatures which many have previously accomplished, but actual neutrons that contain the exceptionally powerful energy that is produced in our sun and all the stars. MIFTI is poised to build compact fusion generators that could be a reality in under 5 years.  Results were so compelling that MIFTI quickly moved forward with the detailed design plans for their new 10 million ampere machine, projected to deliver 1,000 trillion neutrons per pulse, which may be enough to power hypervelocity space ships, and to provide all the power that is needed to build colonies on the Moon and on Mars.

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About US Nuclear Corp.

Originally founded as a spin-off of the Manhattan project in 1946, US Nuclear is a premier manufacturer of hazmat detection equipment, including UAV, mounted radiation, and chemical detection platforms. US Nuclear sales both domestically and internationally and customers include government and military agencies, homeland security, scientific and national laboratories, nuclear power plants, nuclear research facilities, universities, hospitals, and many more.

Safe Harbor Act

This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ from expectations, estimates, and projections and, consequently, you should not rely on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Words such as “expect,” “estimate,” “project,” “budget,” “forecast,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “believes,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continue,” and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from the expected results.

Investors may find additional information regarding US Nuclear Corp. at the SEC website at http://www.sec.gov, or the company’s website at www.usnuclearcorp.com

CONTACT:

US Nuclear Corp. (UCLE)
Robert I. Goldstein, President, CEO, and Chairman
Rachel Boulds, Chief Financial Officer
(818) 883 7043
Email: info@usnuclearcorp.com

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