University of Central Florida and NASA are researching how astronauts can 3D print habitats and tools on the Red Planet using Martian soil.
The additive manufacturing laboratory at Northwestern University, USA, proves the viability of 3D printing using extraterrestrial dust.
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.
The head of Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute will explain, in a lecture, how we’ll perform hip replacements in space.
3D printing is becoming an increasingly important tool for space travel. Now, the first medical supplies were 3D printed in space.
A Singapore start-up company is the first in the world to use 3D printed fuel, combining two materials, to launch a self-made rocket in Australia.
Get your ass to the Mojave Desert. Mars City Design is working on concepts for a self-sustaining Mars colony, including 3D printed homes.
NASA contractor Techshot tests 3D printing in zero gravity. What did they print? Oh, just a heart structure. What’s next? A beating heart.
Astronauts on a deep space mission to Mars won’t have to forfeit all their favorite snacks; behold the 3D printed pizza commissioned by NASA.
The European Space Agency announces partnership with BEEVeryCreative on the MELT project, developing additive manufacturing technology for use 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.
That’s a great a weekend project for anyone who owns a 3D printer: NASA has just released the files for 3D printing a Curiosity Rover on their website.
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner space crew capsules will use more than 600 3D-printed parts. Some of them are even made of plastic.
Audi’s Lunar Quattro rover is equipped with lightweight aluminum 3D printed wheels. Good news for scientists: They can now pack more payload.