NASA awards Optomec contract supporting 3D printed electronics in space

NASA awards Optomec contract supporting 3D printed electronics in space

3D printed metal and electronics company Optomec, has been awarded a NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to continue development of its Adaptive Laser Sintering System (ALSS). Used as a post processing system for metal 3D printing, ALSS will enable electronics 3D printing onto a wider variety of temperature sensitive substrates, specifically for use on the International Space Station (ISS) in microgravity conditions. A 3D printed component floating on the International Space Station. Photo via NASA An automated process with faster production time ALSS is an automated method of post processing that dries, and fuses to together, the […]

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