Stratasys Will Take 3D Printing to the Moon

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Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) is setting off on a unique mission that will take 3D printing where it has never gone before—the Moon. In a significant step for space exploration, the company will send 3D printed material samples to the lunar surface. These samples will travel aboard an uncrewed lander and inside a carrier structure that has also been 3D printed by Stratasys. Spearheaded by Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), this mission will focus on two experiments involving three distinct Stratasys materials, marking a key moment for additive manufacturing (AM) in space.

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