Researchers at ORNL have been 3D printing prototype lunar wheels.
Charles R. Goulding reflects on “The Smart Mission” and what we can takeaway from studying successful organizations as well as private industry disruptors.
Lease agreement on vertical test stand brings Relativty’s total footprint at the rocket propulsion test center to 300 acres.
NASA announced a successful test of 3D printed electronics in space.
Would you live in a 3D printed house for a year? NASA volunteers are doing so.
NASA announced the creation of a new research institute dedicated to advanced manufacturing.
The space agency is studying moon-based robots and additive manufacturing to build a pipeline that transports oxygen from an extraction site to a lunar base.
An obscure experiment on board the International Space Station could be a path for a very unusual 3D printing technique.
We haven’t written about BeeHex for quite some time, but it turns out they’ve been developing an unusual food 3D printing technology involving plastics.
ICON has landed a US$57.2M contract with NASA to 3D print a Lunar 3D printing system.
NASA announced the development of a powerful new metal alloy that will be of specific interest by the aerospace sector.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how buildings could be 3D printed on another planet.
A curious scientific discovery could lead to a 3D printed space vehicle using warp drive, according to a recent announcement.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at two different equipment manufacturers and how they use 3D printing technology.
Another company announced intentions to produce a space-based 3D printer: Fabrisonic.
NASA is looking for volunteers to inhabit a 3D printed Martian home.
NASA has a new project to 3D print regolith.
A prototype lunar landing pad has been designed by students and 3D printed by ICON.
Charles R. Goulding and Adam Friedman consider how 3D printing fits into space-focused investment activity.
Relativity Space has landed a major client, Lockheed.
NASA has revealed their use of 3D printed parts on the Perseverance rover, currently en route to the planet Mars.
As NASA continues to ramp up its work to explore space, 3D printing is taking its place among the stars — or at least the rockets that will get us there.
I’m seeing another reason companies will increase their adoption of 3D printing, and this time it’s at the top end of a rocket.
Some thoughts about in-space manufacturing suggest a slightly different view of what digital inventory projects could or could not achieve on the ground.
Why limit recycling to Earth when you can do it in outer space too?
Want to stay in a space habitat? One 3D printed space habitat is being offered to the public for short stays, but it’s located on Earth.
How do you make aircraft wings resistant to icing? By carefully 3D scanning the way wing icing occurs, and 3D printing test wings.
3D printing has the potential to transform numerous industries. From medicine to automotive, many sectors have felt the benefits of this technology and what it can do.
This week a bioprinter will be launched to the International Space Station to test 3D printing organs and tissue. Find out why this could be important in the future.
Could gigantic habitats be built in space? Made In Space’s Archinaut 3D printer is to demonstrate how to 3D print metal structures in orbit very soon.
Relativity Space has signed a deal with NASA to develop a rocket-printing factory.
This week we found out Fabrisonic intends to develop a space-rated 3D printer.
NASA’s four-year 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge has announced its top prizes.
A catastrophic incident destroyed a SpaceX Dragon 2 capsule, and it might have been caused by 3D printing.
I’m reading about how NASA has been using 3D printing on their giant SLS rocket, and noticed they were using a technique we have not written about previously.
NASA has successfully tested an unusual rocket thruster made with 3D printing and a composite overwrap.
NASA announced three finalists for their ongoing “3D-Printed Habitat Challenge”.
NASA’s International Space Station is currently exploring the benefits of A.I.
After watching a fascinating video about shape memory alloys, I realize there are many possible 3D print applications.
It appears that NASA is testing some antibacterial 3D printing materials for potential space use.
I wish I’d seen this earlier: A 2016 NASA project transformed a desktop 3D printer into one capable of 3D printing ULTEM.
NASA’s 3D printed challenge awarded prizes for phase 3.
The New Space space is heating up as an increasing number of private companies leverage 3D printing to push next-generation space technology.
The long-running NASA challenge to create a 3D printed space habitat is now launching the third phase of the competition.
NASA announced they’re working on something called the “Refabricator”, and I’m wondering where this is going.
The ongoing 3D print innovation challenge by NASA has awarded USD$400,000 to two entrants.
Earlier this year, we spoke to Made In Space President Andrew Rush about some of the new exciting projects that the company is working on.
NASA’s long-running challenge to develop a feasible means of 3D printing habitats on Mars and the Moon took another step forward.
NASA has announced another 3D printing challenge, this time for K-12 students to develop medical technology for use on a potential Mars voyage.
NASA has opened up “phase 2” of their 3D Printed Habitat Challenge.
After a five-year journey, NASA’s Juno spacecraft has arrived at its destination: the orbit of Jupiter, where it will collect data about the solar system’s largest planet.
It seems that NASA has been experimenting with Aerosol Jet 3D printing and their work could leak into other applications.
It appears the 3D printer on the International Space Station is no longer in use.
Aerojet Rocketdyne announced they’ve 3D printed twelve specialized rocket nozzle extensions for the new Orion spacecraft.
NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate selected space 3D printer manufacturer Made In Space to create large-scale 3D printing capabilities.
Sustaining human life on Mars is becoming a real consideration for NASA.
NASA and America Makes’ contest to develop ideas for a 3D printed space habitat has converged on 30 finalists.
Did you know that US space agency NASA offers a formidable set of 3D models available for 3D printing?
This week’s selection is NASA’s amazingly detailed 3D model of their distant Curiosity Rover.
NASA has published a very useful Mars exploration tool, MarsTrek, which happens to also provide 3D model download, too.
NASA and America Makes are sponsoring a new challenge for designers to create concepts for a space habitat made with 3D printing technology.
US space agency NASA has 3D printed a full-scale rocket engine part in copper.
Remember the 3D printer sent to the International Space Station? The first prints from it have been examined by NASA.
The prototype 3D printer that’s been installed on the International Space Station has just completed its first round of tests.
This week’s selection is NASA’s 3D model of their New Horizons spacecraft.
GrabCAD and NASA announced what could be the grandest 3D printing challenge ever: win and your design goes into space!
The other week NASA transmitted a wrench to the International Space Station by 3D printing. We did it, too.
A few short weeks ago a SpaceX cargo craft carried a unique experiment: A 3D printer designed for space. Now it’s being installed.