Made In Space, Inc. (MIS) will demonstrate robotic space manufacturing and assembly technologies in low Earth orbit through a $73.3 million “Tipping Point” contract from NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD). The in-space demonstration is planned for no earlier than 2022. MIS’s robot, Archinaut, will be launched from a small satellite aboard a Rocket Lab Electron two-stage launch vehicle from New Zealand, according to July 15 MIS and July 12 NASA ...

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