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First Ever Parts Emailed to Space

The shocking thing is not that this happened. The shocking thing is how normal it seems. An astronaut inside a space station needed a ratcheting socket wrench. 213 more words

3d Printer Hacks

NASA uses 3D printer to email wrench to the International Space Station

When International Space Station commander Barry Wilmore needed a wrench, Nasa knew just what to do. They “emailed” him one. This is the first time an object has been designed on Earth and then transmitted to space for manufacture. 262 more words

Space And Time

This Dog Will Melt Your Heart

So every no and then we all just need to see something that makes us go “Awwwwwwww”, and so I present to you Derby the Dog who is walking around on 2 legs created in a 3D printer. 85 more words

Features

KERI develops nano 3D printer

Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) said Thursday it has developed a technology that enables the use of nano element “graphene” for 3D printing for the first time in the world.  191 more words

High Tech Systems & Materials

Space Weaver is a seven-foot-tall 3D weaving machine

A group of Digital Craft Lab students recently developed a seven-foot-tall 3D printer, aptly dubbed “Space Weaver,” that is designed to create ultra-lightweight woven structures with fibrous materials, rather than the plastics usually extruded by similar machines. 207 more words

Maker Movement

Argon Gas, 3D Printing, and How to Stay Safe

For the average person, Argon gas is not a topic of daily conversation, or, for that matter, any conversation, ever. It may be surprising to learn that argon is the third most common gas in the earth’s atmosphere, though most people know little about it. 411 more words