Tag: Space


NASA using UP Plus 3D printers for space exploration [Video]

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Apr 2013

NASA using UP Plus 3D printers for space exploration [Video]

3D printing,  will help NASA advance the future of manufacturing. The revolution is already under way. At the NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center additive manufacturing is used to create parts for a next-generation rocket that will launch astronauts to the most distant destinations ever.


Photo credit: Dvice

27

Jul 2012

3D Printing in space

What is the perfect tool for exporing space? A 3D printer of course! Why you ask? Because if something breaks or needs replacing you can just print out the parts on demand! Rather than carry a ton of spares which you might never need to use, instead just print them! It’s easy to see how critical on-demand tool and machine manufacturing systems will be for...

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