3D printing

NASA Tests a 3D Printed Aluminum Rocket Nozzle

NASA recently test fired an engine that uses 3D-printed aluminum rocket nozzles, which could be a game changer for space…

6 months ago

This Moon Rover Wheel Could be 3D Printed on the Moon

When you think about sending missions to the Moon, every single gram counts on launch day. Therefore, it makes sense…

6 months ago

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…

2 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

4 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…

4 years ago