3D Printing Is More Science than Fiction

5. February 2015 09:26 by Steve Leigh in Technology News  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments (0)

It seems as if there's no limit to the possibilities of 3-D printers. In 2013, an international controversy was ignited over the ethics of printing a gun. That same year, NASA began experimenting with printing a pizza to test the possibilities of creating food in space. In 2014, a printer was sent to the International Space Station where it successfully printed one of its own missing parts. It's the tech of the future.

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3D Printing Enters The Atmosphere

25. September 2014 09:13 by Steve Leigh in Technology News  //  Tags: , , , , , , ,   //   Comments (0)

3D printing has exploded in popularity over the past year, but until now it hasn't made it to one particular destination: outer space. Just this week NASA launched the first 3D printer into space with hopes that it can be tested on the International Space Station. If successful, these tests could pave the way for a permanent 3D printer in space that would allow crew members to produce new parts on demand. We wanted to explore a little bit why NASA wanted to launch this program and what the challenges have been along the way.

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