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May 19, 2018
Free STL Files & 3D Printer Models – The 35 Best Sites
Featured image of Made In Space Wins NASA Contract for Next-Gen ‘Vulcan’ 3D Printer
May 11, 2018
Made In Space Wins NASA Contract for Next-Gen ‘Vulcan’ 3D Printer
Featured image of 4D Printed Structures Could Improve Space Missions and Biomedical Devices
Mar 25, 2018
4D Printed Structures Could Improve Space Missions and Biomedical Devices
Featured image of NASA Engineers Develop New AM Technique for Cheaper Rocket Nozzles
Mar 21, 2018
NASA Engineers Develop New AM Technique for Cheaper Rocket Nozzles
Featured image of NASA to Develop 3D Printable Tools for Research of Omics in Space
Feb 15, 2018
NASA to Develop 3D Printable Tools for Research of Omics in Space
Featured image of Prototyping Tools for Space Walks with Zortrax 3D Printers
Feb 13, 2018
Prototyping Tools for Space Walks with Zortrax 3D Printers
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Nov 7, 2017
Once Launched in Space, MakerSat-0 Will Collect Data on 3D Printing Materials
Featured image of NASA and HP Upgrading Ancient Printers on International Space Station
Nov 3, 2017
NASA and HP Upgrading Ancient Printers on International Space Station
Featured image of Amazing Apollo 11 Table Shows Accurate 3D Model of the Moon’s Surface
Oct 20, 2017
Amazing Apollo 11 Table Shows Accurate 3D Model of the Moon’s Surface
Featured image of NASA Engineers Test-Fires 3D Printed Rocket Engine Part
Sep 22, 2017
NASA Engineers Test-Fires 3D Printed Rocket Engine Part
Featured image of NASA’s Refabricator Will Turn Recycled Plastic Into New 3D Printed Components
Sep 4, 2017
NASA’s Refabricator Will Turn Recycled Plastic Into New 3D Printed Components
Featured image of Why Not 3D Print a Pinhole Projector for Total Eclipse 2017?
Aug 19, 2017
Why Not 3D Print a Pinhole Projector for Total Eclipse 2017?
Featured image of Made In Space Completes 3D Printed Radiation Shield Project
Aug 18, 2017
Made In Space Completes 3D Printed Radiation Shield Project
Featured image of NASA Livestream: Watch Astronauts Deploy 3D Printed Satellite
Aug 17, 2017
NASA Livestream: Watch Astronauts Deploy 3D Printed Satellite
Featured image of NASA is 3D Printing Radiation Shields for Expandable Habitats
May 31, 2017
NASA is 3D Printing Radiation Shields for Expandable Habitats
Featured image of Foster Architects win NASA Awards for 3D Printed Habitat Challenge
May 11, 2017
Foster Architects win NASA Awards for 3D Printed Habitat Challenge
Featured image of Vector Successfully Launches Vector-R with 3D Printed Injector
May 5, 2017
Vector Successfully Launches Vector-R with 3D Printed Injector
Featured image of MIT Rocket Team Blasts Off with Plastic 3D Printed Rocket Motor
May 2, 2017
MIT Rocket Team Blasts Off with Plastic 3D Printed Rocket Motor
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Apr 21, 2017
The Making of a Failed Planet Called Psyche
Featured image of NASA Develops Functional “Space Fabric” With Metal 3D Printing
Apr 19, 2017
NASA Develops Functional “Space Fabric” With Metal 3D Printing

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Featured image of Made In Space Wins NASA Contract for Next-Gen ‘Vulcan’ 3D Printer
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Made In Space Wins NASA Contract for Next-Gen ‘Vulcan’ 3D Printer

California-based company which built the two 3D printers aboard the International Space Station (ISS) secures a NASA contract to continue developing its next-generation Vulcan manufacturing system.

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Move Over 3D Printing
4D Printed Structures Could Improve Space Missions and Biomedical Devices

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology developed tensegrity structures using 3D printers. The 3D printed objects dramatically expand when exposed to heat in a process which is also known as 4D printing.

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Functional Fabrics
NASA Develops Functional “Space Fabric” With Metal 3D Printing

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is developing 3D printed woven metal fabrics to use within astronaut suits and large antennas.

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3D Print The Curiosity Rover
3D Print a Curiosity Rover: NASA Has Just Released the Files

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.

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Moonwalker
Prototyping Tools for Space Walks with Zortrax 3D Printers

3D printing with a Zortrax M200 has made it easier for NASA engineers to create vital tools for space walks to repair the International Space Station.

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One Giant Print
3D Print a Model of the Apollo 11 Command Module

The Smithsonian partnered with Autodesk to 3D scan the Apollo 11 command module “Columbia", and have released 3D printable files online.

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The Martian
NASA 3D Printed Habitat Challenge Finalists Revealed

Here are the 30 finalists in the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge, a NASA competition seeking radical designs for an outpost on Mars.

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Bigger Nozzle for a Hotter End
NASA Engineers Develop New AM Technique for Cheaper Rocket Nozzles

Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center have developed a new additive manufacturing method that enables the quicker production of complex, actively cooled rocket nozzles at a reduction in cost.

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Bring Me To Your Printer
10 Great 3D Printables to Celebrate NASA’s Mars Discoveries

Evidence of flowing water has been found on Mars. In celebration, we compiled a list of the ten best Mars related things for 3D printers.

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Experiments in Space
NASA to Develop 3D Printable Tools for Research of Omics in Space

NASA is launching the Omics in Space project, using 3D printing to develop tools to study omics aboard the ISS. These tools would allow astronauts to analyze biological samples and also assess how the space environment impacts their health. 

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To Boldly Print Where No Filament Has Been Printed Before
Once Launched in Space, MakerSat-0 Will Collect Data on 3D Printing Materials

A launch this week will see a CubeSat, designed by students, reach space and collect data on how harsh conditions effect 3D printed materials.

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Space Toner
NASA and HP Upgrading Ancient Printers on International Space Station

To replace the aging inkjet printers on the International Space Station, NASA worked with HP to modify a standard model with 3D printed parts.

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One Small Step for Artists
Amazing Apollo 11 Table Shows Accurate 3D Model of the Moon’s Surface

A French designer is making art out of NASA's open source digital files, including the APOLLO 11 table which shows a 3D model of the moon.

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Orbital Printing
Made In Space Completes 3D Printed Radiation Shield Project

Made In Space completes their latest project: 3D printing radiation shields and testing them on the International Space Station (ISS).

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Live From Space
NASA Livestream: Watch Astronauts Deploy 3D Printed Satellite

Today at 10AM (EST), NASA will livestream a six-hour spacewalk where astronauts will deploy a 3D printed nanosatellite.