"ITER is a promise of progress and of confidence in science; it is already a scientific and technological feat." With those words, the French President Macron welcomed the Start of Machine Assembly
of the international fusion reactor ITER
. On behalf of the seven ITER members, government leaders and representatives celebrated the fusion project reaching this important milestone on July 28th 2020. ITER is the largest nuclear fusion project in the world and will produce its First Plasma in 2025. The reactor is designed to demonstrate the technical feasibility of producing clean, nearly inexhaustible power from the same process that powers the sun and the stars.