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Nanoracks performs novel space-based metal cutting experiment

The Nanoracks Outpost Mars Demo-1 (OMD-1) payload mounted on the SpaceX Falcon 9 Transporter-5 vehicle. Credit: Voyager Space.

Space-station builder Voyager Space and their subsidiary Nanoracks announced that they worked with Maxar to perform a cutting-edge experiment that was recently launched on SpaceX's Transporter-5 rideshare mission. The experiment? Cutting metal without edges and the first results are in.

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About Craig Bamford

Craig started writing for SpaceQ in 2017 as their space culture reporter, shifting to Canadian business and startup reporting in 2019. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists, and has a Master's Degree in International Security from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He lives in Toronto.