TITLE

NASA Builds 3D Printer for Space

AUTHOR(S)
Thryft, Ann R.
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
Design News;Aug2013, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to create commercial three-dimensional printers in zero gravity. The printers that will use a variety of thermoplastics as feedstocks are set to be launched in 2014. The printers are planned to be used by astronauts on different locations within the solar system.
ACCESSION #
90061623

 

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