Date: 12/07/2018 20:42:56
From: Spiny Norman
ID: 1251569
Subject: Update On Made In Space’s 3D Printed Asteroid Spacecraft Research

California 3D printing and space technology firm Made In Space is responsible for such out of this world innovations as the first commercial 3D printer on the International Space Station, the multi-armed 3D printing space robot Archinaut, and the manufacture of the first extended 3D printed objects in a space-like environment. The company works closely with NASA, and two years ago received funding from the agency for its ambitious plan to turn asteroids into autonomous spaceships, which could help NASA finalize its long-term goal of constructing human colonies in space.

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