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Audi 3D Print a Rover Which Will Travel Across the Moon

January 27, 2016

When Apollo pilots, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, landed on the moon in July 1969 and took their first steps on its surface, they began an era of space exploration for mankind. Since then, however, lunar exploration has largely been neglected by government organizations. In 2007, XPrize foundation reignited interest in moon exploration by announcing […]

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What is 4D printing?

August 19, 2015

Over the course of the 30 years since its invention, 3D printing has earned the reputation of being an unpredictable technology. It surprises us every other day with novel prospects we couldn’t previously imagine. Indeed, who could possibly predict things like 3D Printed Food and Additive Manufactured Houses a decade ago? Yet, today, thanks to 3D printing, they’re a […]

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NASA 3D Prints Its First Object on Space in the ISS

December 13, 2014

November 25th 2014 was a day that marked history as NASA successfully 3D printed its First Object in Space, aboard the International Space Station. This showed a lot of promise and hope on the feasibility of carrying out long term future space expeditions. In the past, it has been nearly impossible to make long period journeys […]

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3D Printing Today and What to Expect in 2014

December 18, 2013

This has certainly been an exciting year in the world of 3D printing. It has seen some impressive growth. You just need to look at 3D printing shares like those from Organovo, on the NYSE to see this. In October we wrote a blog post titled Impressive Growth of 3D Additive Printer Sales and back in March we […]

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NASA Plans to Launch the First 3D Printer Into Space

October 18, 2013

In early 2014, NASA is planning to launch the very first zero gravity 3D printer into space. The US Space Agency says this will be the first crucial step of assessing the feasibility of manufacturing tools and spare parts using Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) in a zero gravity environment. Normally in all missions that take […]

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NASA to Engineer 3D Printed Space Food

July 26, 2013

Imagine that with a push of a button on a 3D printer, you can create food, any recipe you can possibly think of, within minutes! If this sounds like something from science fiction and too good to be true, it’s not. NASA has set its eyes on a 3D food printer for its astronauts which could possibly […]

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