additive manufacturing

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

Astronomy Cast Ep. 509: Fiction to Fact: 3D Printers

The technology of 3D printing is taking off. From tiny home-based 3D printers to larger manufacturing. And of course, 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.

6 years ago

NASA Invests In Radical Game-Changing Concepts For Exploration

As part of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program, NASA recently announced 13 radical proposals for funding and development

6 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…

7 years ago

Here’s The First 3-D Part Printed In Space. Where Will That Take Us Next?

Here's the 22nd-century version of breaking the surly bonds of Earth: NASA and private company Made In Space have just…

8 years ago