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Tethers Unlimited Recycler and 3D Printer Refabricator Operational on Board the ISS

Space manufacturing start-up Tethers Unlimited has had a tumultuous time of late. The firm which aims to develop in space manufacturing technologies and has successfully seen its Refabricator put in use…

3D Printing to Celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse

In case you had somehow missed the reports that have been flooding the news and social media all over the United States, the solar eclipse that’s happening this Monday, August…

NASA and the ASME Challenge Students to ‘Think Outside the Box’ and 3D Design for Outer Space

It seems like there is no shortage of 3D design challenges and competitions these days. For a new technology that is growing in popularity, challenges seem like an excellent way for…

Follow in the Footsteps of Matt Damon in ‘The Martian’ with NASA’s 3D Mars Trek 2.0

Over the summer NASA launched Mars Trek, an interactive 3D map of the red planet that allowed users to zoom in and out of key areas of the planet’s surface. The…

The NASA 3D Space Container Challenge Junior Finalists are Bound for Space Camp

Last May as part of a series of challenges aimed at getting kids involved in STEM education, NASA launched the 3D Space Container Challenge. NASA asked that students ranging in…

Forecast 3D Helped NASA Mars Habitat Challenge Winner 3D Print a Replica of their Winning Design

After discovering flowing liquid water on the surface of Mars, NASA was quick to announce that they have officially started planning on a manned mission to the red planet. Which…

NASA Selects the 3D Printed Mars Habitat Challenge Finalists

As NASA focuses on their discovery of liquid water on the surface of Mars, they also took the time to officially select the three winners for phase one of their…

NASA Conducts Successful Tests on New 3D Printed Turbopump for Rocket Engines

We’ve all heard the phrase, “it’s not rocket science” to indicate something that isn’t particularly difficult to figure out. And you may have been told that 3D printing “isn’t rocket…

AstroGro — The Self Sustainable 3D Printed Bio-farm For Space

Coming as a shock to no one, humans need to eat food. As NASA readies its (still decades-off) manned mission to Mars, one of the problems that need to be…

Eta Carinae Model 3D Printed by NASA & WhiteClouds

Eta Carinae is a luminous, huge star system about 7,500 light years from our Sun. The system is known to be erratic, producing unexpected and sometimes inexplicable galactic events–especially perplexing prior…

Contour Crafting Inventor Dr. Khoshnevis: Widespread 3D Printed Homes in 5 Years, High-Rises in 10 Years

Exclusive interview with Dr. Behrokh Khoshnevis: Contour Crafting machines will be available starting at around $200,000 within a couple of years.  Machine is now capable of printing concrete walls, insulation and…

Made In Space Releases New 3D Printable Model Files for 12 Objects That Were 3D Printed in Space

It’s fascinating watching as Made In Space and NASA work together to develop and test 3D printing outside of the Earth’s atmosphere. Back in December one of the most eye-opening applications…

NASA to 3D Print An Entire Space Telescope, Minus the Lenses

NASA has been at the forefront of additive manufacturing technologies for some time now. They already have plans to send a 3D printer to the International Space Station later this…

U.S. Army, NASA and Alabama University Team up to Explore the “Game-Changer” of 3D Printing

The U.S. Army and NASA have joined forces with Alabama University to explore the potential of additive manufacturing for use in defense and space exploration. The U.S. Army Aviation and…