NASA Funds Demo of 3D-Printed Spacecraft Parts Made, Assembled in Orbit

[rNASA Funds Demo of 3D-Printed Spacecraft Parts Made, Assembled in Orbit NASA has awarded a $73.7 million contract to Made In Space, Inc. of Mountain View, California, to demonstrate the ability of a small spacecraft, called Archinaut One, to manufacture and assemble spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit. The in-space robotic manufacturing and assembly technologies could be important for America’s Moon to Mars explor Source: Eurogamer. http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-funds-demo-of-3d-printed-spacecraft-parts-made-assembled-in-orbit