3d printing
The First 3D Printer in Space 3D-Printed its First Object

While you were probably wishing the Christmas break would arrive and be done with already, the astronauts on the International Space Station made history. They 3D-printed a spare part for the 3D printer. In space. Read More >>

NASA Has Just Launched the First 3D Printer Into Space

A couple of days ago, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida carrying something that's never been taken into space: A 3D printer. When it docked with the ISS, it delivered the first machine capable of making things in orbit—a huge step forward for exploration. Read More >>