Robot Spiders Can Make Objects in Space
A U.S.-based company is developing a futuristic news system that will use arachnid-like droids to build large objects in orbit around the planet. SpiderFab could be used to construct radio antennas and solar arrays within 10 years. The ultimate goal of Tethers Unlimited’s project is to manufacture a spacecraft in space instead of assembling it on Earth and launching it. Intrigued? Here’s the story.