SSI is pleased to announce the publication of papers from the 14th Space Manufacturing Conference. Thirteen papers from the conference at the NASA Ames Research Center are now available for download at no cost. They cover a broad range of key areas including space transportation, closed environment life support systems, in-situ resource utilization, space solar power, and emerging technologies such as 3-D printing.
To economize, we have decided to make these papers available for free download rather than producing a printed volume. As was done for the 1st and 2nd conferences, SSI will combine these papers with those from the future (15th) Space Manufacturing Conference into one volume for purchase. We are working on plans for the 15th Conference at this time and will announce venue and dates shortly. In the interim, this approach will guarantee the widest possible distribution.
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Session 1: Space Transportation
Session 3: Closed Environment Life Support Systems
Session 4: Robotics and Space Manufacturing
Session 5: Engineering Materials from Non-Terrestrial Resources
Session 6: Space Solar Power and Space Energy Systems
Session 7: International, Legal and Economic Considerations
3D Printing in Space: Enabling New Markets and Accelerating the Growth of Orbital Infrastructure
Jason J. Dunn, David N. Hutchison, Aaron M. Kemmer, Adam Z. Ellsworth, Michael Snyder, Willam B. White, Brad R. Blair