COSM in the News...
'NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) is working to create what it’s calling a Commercial Infrastructure for Robotic Assembly and Services, or CIRAS. A public-private partnership will form to develop technologies geared towards in-orbit manufacturing and assembly of large space structures that will further human and robotic space exploration. One of those partners will be COSM Advanced Manufacturing Systems, a research engineering and manufacturing company based in Massachusetts...' (read more)
'COSM has been involved in the research and development of metal 3D printing technology and other advanced manufacturing techniques since 2011. The company was recently chosen to start work on the design of an electron beam system for an in-space autonomous assembly program. The work will be funded by a contract from NASA’s Langley Research Center, in partnership with Orbital ATK, NASA’s Glenn Research Center and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory...' (read more)
'What’s cooler than manufacturing? Manufacturing in space! [...] “The assembly and fabrication of structures in space under autonomous robotic control, is of course, extremely challenging,” said Richard Comunale, founder and president of COSM. “Our effort focuses on development of the electron gun, optics and beam control and metrology systems for this application.” ... ' (read more)
'COSM Advanced Manufacturing Systems LLC has been selected to design an electron beam system for an in-space autonomous assembly program. The work will be funded by a contract from NASA’s Langley Research Center in partnership with Orbital ATK, NASA’s Glenn Research Center, and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.... ' (read more)