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This Startup Is Building The First Factory In Space | Forbes

Published 1 year ago
By Forbes

In the quest to build bigger things in space, one Colorado-based company is readying for an epic construction demonstration mission. Blue Canyon Technologies will provide the spacecraft vehicle infrastructure supporting a “factory” that will 3D-print solar arrays in space. The mission is called Archinaut One and its lead developer is Made In Space (which has a working 3D-printer on the ISS.) The mission is funded by a a $73.7 million contract from NASA. The amount given to Blue Canyon, a 100% employee-owned company, has not disclosed.

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