NASA Takes 3D Printing Out of This World

It’s official: NASA is testing 3D printers — in space.  The U.S. space agency has already proven that its largest rocket engine component can be constructed using additive manufacturing. NASA’s latest project marks the first demonstration of 3D printing in space, which could provide an inexpensive way to manufacture parts during long-term missions. Learn more about the project here

Oct 16 2014