SpaceFab: 3D printing and robotic assembly in space | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

SpiderFab, a series of technologies under development by Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI), combines 3D printing and robotic assembly to build and create spaceship components and structures in orbit. The groundbreaking systems are being designed to enable on-orbit construction of antennas, booms, solar arrays, trusses and other multifunctional components, ten to hundreds of times larger than currently possible with existing technology.


Via Szabolcs Kósa