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Lunar Commercialization Prompts a Lively Panel Discussion

A sustainable human presence on the Moon will require manufacturing materials and structures on the surface. Space-based 3D printing capabilities will be key to this endeavor. On the next Blue Origin launch, researchers from the University of Kentucky will test 3D printing techniques that could be the first to produce metal components in space.

A question about “what will a lunar economy look like?” led to a lively discussion about the role of government in potential lunar markets at the commercialization panel at the Canadian Lunar Workshop on June 1st.  This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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