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New Plastic Allows Astronauts to 3D Print Spacewalk Tools

Made In Space is developing a tough plastic that will enable astronauts to create tools for use in the harsh conditions of space. 

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Researchers Developing Self-Replicating 3D Printers to Build Moon Bases

Researchers from Carleton University are on the cusp of 3D printing an electric motor from materials similar to those found on the moon.

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NASA is 3D Printing Radiation Shields for Expandable Habitats

NASA is 3D printing radiation shields on the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, an experimental habitat on the International Space Station.

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The Making of a Failed Planet Called Psyche

Scientists at Arizona State University have developed a 3D model of failed planet, Psyche, and plan to launch a mission to it in 2023.

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3D Printed Space Dust Tools and Buildings a Reality

The additive manufacturing laboratory at Northwestern University, USA, proves the viability of 3D printing using extraterrestrial dust.

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UK University Developing Robots For Hip Replacements in Space

The head of Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute will explain, in a lecture, how we'll perform hip replacements in space.

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UCF and NASA to 3D Print Human Habitats with Martian Soil

University of Central Florida and NASA are researching how astronauts can 3D print habitats and tools on the Red Planet using Martian soil.

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Astronauts 3D Printed First Medical Supplies on the ISS

3D printing is becoming an increasingly important tool for space travel. Now, the first medical supplies were 3D printed in space.

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3D Printed Rocket Fuel Gets a Patent

3D printing technology is becoming indispensable to space travel. US company Rocket Crafters just got granted a patent on safe 3D printed rocket fuel. Next, they plan to build a booster rocket with it.

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3D Printed Satellite Launcher Heads to International Space Station

After being named the winner of the ISS Design Competition, Andy Filo’s satellite launcher to be 3D printed on the space station.

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SpiderFab: 3D Printing Robots Construct Structures in Space

Aerospace firms will soon be testing robots, called SpiderFab, to see whether they can be used to 3D print satellites and structures in space.

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Enter “Print the Future” Contest to Build Your Ideas in Space

The Enterprise In Space program has launched a contest called Print the Future, offering the chance to have your designs 3D printed in space.

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Mars City Design Project will 3D Print in the Mojave Desert

Get your ass to the Mojave Desert. Mars City Design is working on concepts for a self-sustaining Mars colony, including 3D printed homes.

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New ISS 3D Printer Commercializes 3D Printing in Space

3D Printing in space just got cooler with the ISS's first commercial 3D Printer and the start of the “first hardware store in space."

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BeeHex offers 3D Printed Pizza for Astronauts (and YOU)

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.

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