NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) has granted funding to Made In Space to build and launch an autonomous robotic manufacturing and assembly platform named Archinaut. Significantly, this looks to be the first system to manufacture useful commercial structures in space.
NASA has already funded initial development work which started in 2016. The successful ground-based testing of core additive manufacturing and robotic technologies has now qualified the Archinaut platform fo…
Source URL: NASA Grants Funding to Made in Space
Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com