NASA's Version of Star Trek Replicator Ready for On Orbit Test

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Tue, Sep 29th, 2009 14:35 by capnasty NEWS

It's not quite like requesting "Tea, Earl Grey, hot" and having a steaming drink appear, but almost. The Electron Beam Freeform Fabrication, developed at NASA's Langley Research Center, is an engineer's version of the science fiction replicator on Star Trek.

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