Orbital assembly

September 2014
Nature;9/11/2014, Vol. 513 Issue 7517, p144
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the technological innovations pursued for outer space requirements through the launch of a three dimensional (3D) printer. An overview of space assets manufacturer Made In Space and its space 3D printer, technological expectations and application gaps and technology costs are offered. U.S. government agency's aeronautics and aerospace research National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), European Space Agency and Italian Space agency are mentioned.


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