Made In Space Archinaut Program Reaches Major Milestone as Development Continues

Made In Space
Mar 13 · 2 min read
Made In Space, Inc., successfully demonstrated Archinaut’s additive manufacturing — better known as 3D printing — and robotic assembly capability in a simulated space environment, a key milestone that paves the way to operate in space. Pictured above, Archinaut manufacturing and assembly unit enters the Thermal Vacuum Chamber (TVAC) at teammate Northrop Grumman’s facility in Redondo Beach, Calif. TVAC simulates the thermal and pressure environment of Low Earth Orbit.

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Stories from our research on Earth and adventures in space. Building the tools for an interplanetary reality.