Friday, 18 March 2016

3D printing for manufacturing in space!

3D printing may be on its way to conquering space, and launching a whole new industry: manufactured in space. This article describes what's happening:

Archinaut, a 3D Printing Robot to Make Big Structures in Space

There is one huge opportunity missing from the article's list: 3D printing massive solar panels, or solar reflectors, in space. This could solve our energy needs, and quickly remove the threat of global warming. That's a great win-win scenario for planet Earth.

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