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Made in space
Posted: 2 March 2016

Again it seems we have an uncanny knack to foresee the future! Or maybe someone is getting business ideas from our MindBullets? In 2014 we suggested that it would be easier to print large objects in space rather than launch them into orbit from the ground. Made in Space says it's feasible within five years.

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