Why Launch Solar Panels When You Can Print Them Directly In Space? Printing Perovskite Panels

solar energy is the ideal way to power a spacecraft there’s no weather there’s no pesky atmosphere just pure photons streaming from the Sun to harvest for whatever you need well as long as you’re within the inner solar system but solar panels are complicated and fragile made of sensitive electronics and glass and not […]

A Spacecraft Is Going To Build Its Own Solar Panels In Space: Archinaut One

As I’ve mentioned in several episodes now, humanity is in a bit of a transition period, a time when it makes sense to launch material up and out of Earth’s gravity well into orbit, and beyond. But it’s really expensive, costing up to $10,000 per pound you want in orbit, and 10 times if you […]