Blast off for 3D printing in Austrian Space Forum’s simulated Mars mission

3D printing is to play a key role in AMADEE-18, a month-long simulated field mission to Mars led by the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) with the support of the Sultanate of Oman. The mock-Mars mission will see scientists from 25 nations travel to Dhofar, a barren region of Oman sharing many geological s...

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Posted on Jan 13, 2018

TuPOD, first fully 3D printed satellite launched from ISS successfully completes mission

The Tubesat-POD (TuPOD) satellite, the first fully 3D printed satellite to be launched from the ISS, has completed its mission and burnt up on re-entry to Earth. The TuPOD was a tube shaped CubeSat (a type of miniaturised satellite) which served as a deployment platform for smaller TubeSats. The sat...

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Posted on Nov 29, 2017

3D printing makes controversial Moon Express mission to mine lunar materials possible

California-based commercial aerospace company Moon Express, are on track to send their Electron rocket to the Moon in 2017. The Electron is propelled by 3D … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jan 17, 2017

NASA gear up on the manufacturing of advanced materials for Jupiter mission

A team led by technologist Douglas Hofmann at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, is reinventing the gear – using an advanced amorphous … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2016

Elon Musk Shows How 3D Printing Powers Mission to Colonize Mars

3D printing is at the core of Elon Musk’s ambitious plan to transport more than a million people to Mars during the next forty to … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Sep 28, 2016

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