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SEP 25, 2013 - Fast Company

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Future Spacecraft Will Be 3–D Printed––In Space, By Robots

Space exploration has always been restricted by the fact that all technology is to–go. Everything we put into the great beyond must first be fabricated on Earth and then packed into a rocket shroud and delivered––at great expense. The heavier the cargo, the larger and more costly the rocket, and thus, the launch. But what if we could shift production off terra nostra and actually do the building on site, aka in space? SpiderFab, a new system, says we can. The suite of technologies, equipped with 3–D printing and robotic assembly, has the capability of fabricating ... Read More

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