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NASA advances Trump-led manufacturing push

By Fox News

Oct 11, 2019

NASA is doing its part to advance American manufacturing.

The Trump administration has pushed American manufacturing as a cornerstone of economic growth. According to a report released last year, the White House said that “advanced manufacturing…is an engine of America’s economic power and a pillar of its national security," adding that advances in manufacturing have played "a major role in America’s global economic dominance in the 20th century.”

NASA, which not only develops but builds extremely complex aerospace systems, is a big part of the manufacturing push. The government space agency has come up with a list of six emerging technologies that are “ripe” for commercialization in the country.

Here’s a taste of what NASA has invented, including a handheld laser torch, to manufacture and maintain its aerospace systems.

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