Experts say 3D printing prowess could be difference between life and death for Mars-bound astronauts

Experts say 3D printing prowess could be difference between life and death for Mars-bound astronauts

A number of medical and aerospace experts have warned that astronauts should brush up on their 3D printing skills—or potentially face death. They say that 3D printed medical devices could be critical as humans attempt the long journey to Mars. If you visit our site with any regularity, you’ll probably be aware that 3D printing in space is a thing now, and something that happens quite often too. Ever since Made In Space installed a 3D printer on the International Space Station, astronauts have been printing away, producing items both practical and not so practical in zero-gravity conditions. What’s […]

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