Made in Space: NASA Creates First-Ever 3D-Printed Object in Space

December 1, 2014 by  
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NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station have created the first-ever object to be 3D printed in space . The 3D printer , which was developed by Made in Space , was delivered to the ISS by a SpaceX mission back in September, and on November 17 Expedition Commander Barry “Butch” Wilmore installed and calibrated the device. On November 24 it produced its first component: a faceplate for the printer itself that reads “Made in Space.” Read the rest of Made in Space: NASA Creates First-Ever 3D-Printed Object in Space Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d printer , 3D printing , butch wilmore , green design , iss , made in space , nasa , space exploration , spacex , zero gravity

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