Mar 11

Carbon fibre stretches from comet to machine tools

Source: ESA

The Rosetta orbiter swoops over the lander soon after touchdown on the
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.Image credits: Astrium - E. Viktor.

Ultra-light carbon-fibre rods used to stiffen a comet probe’s legs are now being harnessed by a German manufacturer to boost the precision and efficiency of their laser cutters.(read more)

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