Robotic Manufacturing System Will Build Biggest Composite Rocket Parts Ever Made

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Robotic Manufacturing System Will Build Biggest Composite Rocket Parts Ever Made

Experts explain how a new robotic composite fiber placement system will be used to build large space structures for space vehicles.

Lightweight composites have the potential to increase the amount of payload that can be carried by a rocket along with lowering its total production cost. The robotic system is part of the Composites Technology Center at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

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