Development of a space manufacturing facility for in-situ fabrication of large space structures

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Proceedings titleProceedings of the 57th International Astronautical Congress
ConferenceIAC 2006, October 2nd to 6th 2006, Valencia Spain
AbstractThis paper will outline a proposed space-based manufacturing facility, briefly consider the economic hurdles to such an approach, discuss the current state-of-the-art and outline the next phase of technology development required to make space-based manufacturing a reality.
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AffiliationNRC Industrial Materials Institute; National Research Council Canada
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NPARC number21274314
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