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3-D printed ceramic parts could support lunar colonies

By Faye Oney / November 23, 2018

Establishing colonies on the moon will require a means to fabricate spare parts for repair or replacement. One Austrian company is already 3-D printing ceramic nuts and bolts out of simulated moon dust.

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Aerogel – Universe’s largest catcher’s mitt?

By / March 31, 2009

Practicing to use this “mitt” might be a little dicey, but apparently this is a serious proposal. Note, the conference referenced below is the Fifth European Conference on Space Debris hosted by the European Space Agency. From the transcript of a broadcast by the Australia/ABC-produced World Today: ELEANOR HALL: Scientists are warning that there’s now…

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