NASA’s Johnson Space Center this week awarded Made In Space, the space manufacturing company, with the Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award for performing well on every NASA contract.
Made In Space completes their latest project: 3D printing radiation shields and testing them on the International Space Station (ISS).
A Reddit user 3D modeled and printed a replica Comscanner from Strar Trek based TV show The Orville without having anything to base his dimensions on other than screenshots from the show.
The Smithsonian partnered with Autodesk to 3D scan the Apollo 11 command module “Columbia", and have released 3D printable files online.
Here are the 30 finalists in the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge, a NASA competition seeking radical designs for an outpost on Mars.
Now there's a 3D printer on the International Space Station, Made in Space and Braskem are exploring ways for recycling 3D printed plastic.
Soon, NASA’s Juno probe will deliver images from Jupiter - until then, we’ll satisfy our scientific desires with these great DIY space exploration projects.
After extensive investment in 3D printing, Lockheed Martin is now building multi-printing units for simultaneous additive manufacturing.
SpaceX enthusiast, Oliver Braun, taught himself how to 3D print to develop a replica of the Falcon 9, receiving praise from SpaceX employees.
A popular YouTuber named Austin used 3D printing to create rockets that launch with compressed CO2. He tried to modify the rockets to include an onboard camera, and his entire trial and error process was captured on video.
Rocket Lab's electron rocket, with a 3D printed engine and composite components, successfully delivered satellites into orbit for its customers, Planet and Spire, on January 21st, 2018.
After a month's visit to the International Space Station, SpaceX's Dragon capsule has returned to Earth, bringing with it the results of several experiments, including an enhanced fiber optic cable, produced by a specialized 3D printer.
A launch this week will see a CubeSat, designed by students, reach space and collect data on how harsh conditions effect 3D printed materials.
Made in Space has developed and demonstrated a system called Archinaut which uses 3D printing and robotic arms to manufacture in space.
Russia and the EU are planning to build a permanent lunar base together. The goal is to erect a 3D printed habitat, so astronauts can find water on the dark side of the moon.
Next year, the International Space Station will receive the Refabricator, the first machine to mix recycling and 3D printing into one process.
Researchers are working on a way to turn human waste into different substances, including omega-3 fatty acids and plastics, by using yeast.