3D printing

Five Teams Compete to Design a 3D Printed Mars Habitat for NASA

As part of their 3D-Printed Habitat Centennial Challenge, NASA recently awarded five teams with a total of $100,000 for their…

3 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 470: Best Modern Sci Fi for the Science Lover – Part 2: 3D Printing

Our journey through interesting science fiction, this time we talk about speculative fiction dealing with materials science, nanotechnology and 3D…

4 years ago

First 3D Tools Printed Aboard Space Station

The Additive Manufacturing Facility, or 3D printer, on-board the ISS has made its first tool.

5 years ago

Moonbase by 2022 For $10 Billion, Says NASA

According to a series of articles produced by NASA and industry specialists, a lunar base could be built in a…

6 years ago

Star Trekking: We Humans Can Beam Tools Into Space Without A Transporter

In the 1960s, we thought the best way of sending stuff between Earth and space was through a transporter. These…

7 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 355: Maker Space: 3D Printing Exploration

Getting stuff into space is complicated and expensive. And what do you do when your fancy space gadget breaks. You…

7 years ago

“Tea, Earl Grey, Hot”… How Scientists Replicated a Mars Meteorite

Captain Picard orders tea "Tea, Earl Grey, hot." Who doesn't remember that famous command by Captain Picard's of TV's "Star…

7 years ago

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

The International Space Station may soon have its very own Star Trek food replicator. Earlier this week, NASA awarded a…

8 years ago