Deep Space Industries Unveil Plans To Mine Asteroids, 3D-Print the Raw Materials into Products While in Space

January 24, 2013 by  
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Virginia-based Deep Space Industries has announced bold plans to not only mine asteroids (which has been proposed by multiple companies), but to also turn the raw materials into complex metal parts by using 3D printers right there in space. The firm intends for their fleet of asteroid-prospecting spacecraft—which are set to be deployed in 2016—to assist in utilizing these orbiting resources in larger space exploration programs. Read the rest of Deep Space Industries Unveil Plans To Mine Asteroids, 3D-Print the Raw Materials into Products While in Space Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printers , 3D printing , asteroid prospecting , asteroids , cubesats , Deep Space Industries , firefly spacecraft , manned mars mission , mars , mars mission , microgravity foundry , mining asteroids , private space firm , satellites , smartphone , space mining , space resources , spacecraft

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Abu Dhabi Unveils an Arab-Styled Eco Villa That Meets Estidama Requirements

January 24, 2013 by  
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