Autonomous robot 3D printers like this could help build homes for us on other planets – The Verge

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To prove its mettle, it recently printed the biggest robot-built structure ever — in just over 13 hours. The robot is still at the proof-of-concept stage, but the MIT team that created it hopes that automating construction will cut costs and boost worker safety, according to a paper published this week in the journal Science Robotics. One day, it might even help humans colonize space, autonomously building houses on other planets before human settlers arrive.

Source: Autonomous robot 3D printers like this could help build homes for us on other planets – The Verge

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