NASA Backs Star Trek-Style Replicator That Could 3D Print Pizza In Space!

May 21, 2013 by  
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In preparation for  Star Trek : Into Darkness,  we have been rewatching all of the old Next Generation episodes. One of the series’ most memorable moments is when a crew member casually walks over to a replicator and orders up dinner. Pudding, Klingon delicacies, and yes, even Picard’s “tea, Earl Grey, hot” is just a millisecond away. Now, NASA has announced that it will provide a $125,000 grant to a young mechanical engineer who’s working on a 3D printer that could (almost) do the same thing. Read the rest of NASA Backs Star Trek-Style Replicator That Could 3D Print Pizza In Space! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d printed , 3d printed food , 3D printing , Anjan Contractor , nasa , nutrition , replicator , space travel , star trek , Technology        

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