RE: Selective Solar Sintering

From: Spielman, Roger L (Roger.Spielman@West.Boeing.com)
Date: Tue Feb 01 2000 - 01:20:36 EET


Larry...
You are absolutely right. There exists a wealth of materials already out
there, whether we put them there, or they already exist just floating
around. I know Marshall Burns has looked into this as well as some of the
NASA folks.
Could we have yet another RP process?...subtractive/additive...trash
pickup/replacement....waste management...Opitmization and Replacement of
Expensive Objects (OREO)???

What a blast

Rog

> -----Original Message-----
> >Rather than think of the trade-off or compromise of this idea in
> situations
> >that we are all using as day-to-day operations, try to expound on what we
> >could do if it were to be utilized enroute to a distant planet, where
> >sunlight may be un-interrupted, and the alternate power supply may be
> >extremely large and expensive. Someday we may have to build parts in
> space.
>
> >Roger Spielman
> >Rocketdyne Power & Propulsion
> >The Boeing Co.
>
> Roger,
>
> There is currently enough space junk in orbit to construct several
> internationalspace station sized objects if we could grab it and find a
> way to re-use it.
>
> What we need is a de-fabricator to extract the raw materials from our
> surroundings so only power is needed...
>
> Lawrence R. Blasch
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