ESA’s Dr. Makaya discusses 3D printing on the Moon and Mars

ESA’s Dr. Makaya discusses 3D printing on the Moon and Mars

Dr. Advenit Makaya is an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer in Materials and Processes at the European Space Agency (ESA). I caught up with Dr. Makaya in Barcelona to find out more. In his role at the ESA’s Parisian headquarters Dr. Makaya coordinates in-situ resource organization for the agency’s 3D printed Lunar and Martian regolith project . As such he believes greatly in the human potential to colonize Mars, and has a good idea how long it will be before we get there. Before joining the ESA in 2014, Dr. Makaya worked in stress analysis for components and materials at Roll-Royce […]

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