3d printing

Print a historic ratcheting socket

The first-ever hand tool to be emailed up to the International Space Station can now be downloaded to anywhere on Earth. NASA and Made In Space, Inc., which partnered to install the first zero-g 3D…


Prints in space!

Talking about Sesame Street and Muppets…. The International Space Station’s 3-D printer has manufactured the first 3-D printed object in space, paving the way to future long-term space expeditions. “This first print is the initial…


Let’s print a moon base

Setting up a lunar base could be made much simpler by using a 3D printer to build it from local materials. Industrial partners including renowned architects Foster + Partners have joined with ESA to test…