Europe Studies In-Space Satellite Manufacturing Demo

Antenna, boom and satellite body would be assembled in space under Europe’s Period demonstration project.
Credit: Airbus Defense and Space
Responding to U.S. advances in in-space manufacturing, Airbus has been selected to study an orbital factory and potential demonstrator mission to establish a European capability to manufacture and assemble satellites in orbit. Airbus Defense and Space in Bremen, Germany, will lead a seven-company...

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