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NASA Turns to 3D Printing for Self-Building Spacecraft
Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior WriterDate: 13 September 2012 Time: 07:00 AM ET

Spacecraft could build themselves or huge space telescopes someday by scavenging materials from space junk or asteroids. That wild vision stems from a modest proposal to use 3D printing technology aboard a tiny satellite to create a much larger structure in space.

Read more: NASA Turns to 3D Printing for Self-Building Spacecraft | Unlimited Tethers | Space.com

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