NASA FISO Presentation: SpiderFab - Architecture for On-Orbit Manufacture of Large Aperture Space Systems

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SpiderFab - Architecture for On-Orbit Manufacture of Large Aperture Space Systems.

Now available is the March 4, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Robert Hoyt (Tethers Unlimited) who discussed "SpiderFab - Architecture for On-Orbit Manufacture of Large Aperture Space Systems"

Dr. Rob Hoyt is a relentlessly inventive Technologist/CEO with expertise in additive manufacturing, space structures, advanced space propulsion, plasma physics, scientific algorithms, and commercial applications of space technologies. He co-­‐founded Tethers Unlimited, Inc, and has built it into a multi-­‐$M space and defense R&D firm. He also co-­‐ founded ScienceOps, Inc., an algorithm development firm sold to Acquisio in 2012. Over the past twenty years he has pioneered the development of technologies for additive manufacturing of multifunctional spacecraft structures, affordable mitigation of orbital debris and radiation belts, and propellantless propulsion for spacecraft.

Listen to podcast of "SpiderFab: Architecture for On-Orbit Manufacture of Large Aperture Space Systems" telecon:

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