DARPA exploring in-space biomanufacturing under new B-SURE program | InsideDefense.com

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A new program from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will consider the feasibility and economic viability for space-based biomanufacturing. Anne Cheever, program manager for the Biomanufacturing: Survival, Utility and Reliability beyond Earth (B-SURE) effort, told Inside Defense in a recent interview that based on the Space Force’s declared interest in future orbital lunar missions, there is a need for the Defense Department to explore the feasibility of various options for in-space manufacturing, and particularly the supply chain that...