Renewable Matter # 14 / January-February

The Economy that Came from Outer Space

Interview with Roberto Battiston

interview with Mark Campanale

Our planet is a closed system with limited resources. That is why many innovations used within the context of space research are considered fundamental for material recovery and circularity. A branch of research has already started to produce results. The Ket-Lab, or “Key Enabling Technologies Laboratory,” markets technologies deriving from aerospace research.



What happens when you work in an environment where there are no material supplies, the only resource is waste, oxygen is lacking, external conditions are extreme and the only energy is that of the stars? Easy. You use the resource that humanity has always possessed almost endless provisions...

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