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Northrop to Support In-Space Manufacturing Demo for NASA

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a subcontract to help Made in Space demonstrate an in-orbit manufacturing system for NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate. The industry team aims to deploy a 3D printing robot in space as part of the agency's Archinaut mission, Northrop said Tuesday. MIS received a $74M prime contract to conduct the flight demonstration.

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Made In Space to Demo In-Orbit Manufacturing System Under $74M NASA Contract

Made In Space has received a $73.7M contract from NASA to test a small robot designed to produce spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit. The company will demonstrate the potential of Archinaut One to manufacture technologies for the agency's missions to Mars and the moon, NASA said Saturday.

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