3D printing

Future Astronauts Might be Able to 3D Print Their own Spacesuits and Parts as Needed

One of the best motivators to solve a problem is to experience it yourself.  Dr. Bonnie Dunbar happened to have…

5 months ago

Astronaut Blood and Urine Could Help Build Structures on the Moon

Thinking outside the box has always been a strong suit of space exploration.  Whether taking a picture of the Earth…

11 months ago

Astronomers Create 3D Printed Nebulae

Visualizations can inspire creative new ways of thinking about an object.  But holding that visualization in your hand adds a…

11 months ago

NASA Sends a 3D Printer for Lunar Regolith and More to the ISS

One of the reasons the ISS is still alive and kicking is that it offers a unique environment for testing…

12 months ago

The Lunar Lantern Could be a Beacon for Humanity on the Moon

The Lunar Lantern, an intriguing concept for establishing a human presence on the Moon, is currently being featured at the…

1 year ago

Relativity Space Gets a Huge Investment to Take on SpaceX With Reusable Rockets

Relativity Space, a recent to the commercial space sector, is primed to become one of SpaceX and Blue Origin's toughest…

1 year ago

How Would We Do Surgery in Space?

Any mission to Mars requires deeper planning than missions to the ISS or the Moon. Based purely on the length…

2 years ago

Astronaut Pee Will Help Build Bases on the Moon

In a strange development, a new ESA-supported study has shown that urine could actually help astronauts build bases on the…

2 years ago

Using Bacteria to Build a Base on Mars

A researcher, whose work is supported by the ESA and NASA, has developed an idea for using bacteria to help…

3 years ago

MOONRISE: Melting lunar regolith with lasers to build structures on the Moon

A team of German scientists have invented a new laser system that could be used to build a lunar base…

3 years ago