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3-D Printer Passes Key Step On Road to Space Station

by Elizabeth Howell June 19, 2013

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter The joke about home renovation projects is it takes at least three trips to the hardware store to finish the work. In space, of course, spare parts are a lot harder to come by, meaning astronauts might have to wait for […]

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NASA Looks at 3-D Food Printer for Star Trek-like Replicator

by David Dickinson May 22, 2013

The International Space Station may soon have its very own Star Trek food replicator. Earlier this week, NASA awarded a $125,000 six month grant to the Systems & Materials Research Cooperation to design a 3D printer capable of printing a pizza from 30-year shelf stable foodstuffs. Remove this ad David Dickinson on Google+

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