Large Structures In Space

If we are going to go to space the engineering and fabrication of space structures is going to be completely different than what we are used to.  In space you have to get away from gravity that helps and hinders you.  You have to plan for fabrication techniques that don’t use water or gases.  It looks as if we are on our way.

http://nextbigfuture.com/2015/02/nasa-niac-spiderfab-status-update-on.html

http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/science-technology/568718/NASA-Robot-Spiders-Build-Space-Ships-Crafts-in-Orbit-Tethers-Unlimited-Earth

Update:

Interesting article from the Daily Mail.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3030087/Could-300-billion-space-mushroom-replace-ISS-Giant-rotating-station-create-artificial-gravity-astronauts.html

And a video.

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