Case Study: NASA manufactures ZBLAN optical fibers in space

November 16, 2021

2 minute read (226 words)

A microgravity manufacturing environment for optical fibers is believed to eliminate the defects in the manufacturing process that occur on Earth, leading to higher-quality fibers than can be produced on the ground. In April 2019, a fully functional engineering prototype designed and built by Mercury was launched into orbit for NASA.

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