Press Releases and official assets

Made In Space Awarded Archinaut
Phase 1 Contract Option

October 16, 2017

NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) has awarded Made In Space, Inc. (MIS) a 12-month contract extension option for its Archinaut Technology Development Project (ATDP). Archinaut is an in-space additive manufacturing and robotic assembly platform. Development of Archinaut started in 2016 under STMD’s Tipping Point solicitation.

Made In Space Begins Manufacturing in Space-Ready Material

July 10, 2017

Made In Space, Inc. begins 3D printing on the ISS in a high-performance, aerospace-grade polymer, PEI/PC. This material is stronger and more heat-resistant than other 3D printed polymers, and has a wide variety of applications in space, including satellite and spacecraft design.

MIS' Additive Manufacturing Facility Cranks Out Stellar Year

April 3, 2017

Made In Space, Inc. celebrates a year of commercial manufacturing in space. Launched in March of 2016, the Additive Manufacturing Facility (AMF) provides on-demand manufacture of parts, tools and medical devices both for the astronauts on station, and commercial customers here on Earth.

First Sculpted Artwork in Space Printed Aboard International Space Station

February 14, 2017

Made In Space and Israeli contemporary artist Eyal Gever collaborate to produce the first sculpted art off of Earth. Utilizaing the Made In Space Additive Manufacturing Facility, a 3D model of the sound waves from a human's laughter was 3D printed aboard the International Space Station. Motivated by universality of the expression of laughter, project #Laugh was created to remind us of the beauty of human life.

Made In Space and Axiom Space Announce Joint Agreement for Manufacturing in Low Earth Orbit

January 18, 2017

Made In Space and future private space station builders Axiom Space announce a partnership to use one another's capabilities to provide commercial manufacturing services in low Earth orbit. The two companies are also strategizing on the most efficient and effective method(s) of getting products to Earth that were manufactured on orbit.

Made In Space, Inc. to demonstrate manufacture of exotic optical fiber in space

July 18, 2016

Made In Space announces plan to manufacture high value-to-mass exotic fiber optics on orbit. Using high quality preforms supplied by Thor Labs, Made In Space will leverage the properties of microgravity to create an optical fiber superior to any created on Earth.