“Imagine if Apollo 13 had a 3D Printer…”


nasa-additive-manufacturing-rocket-2

Yes, 3D printer will be taken to the International Space Station on the next Dragon cargo flight (The Dragon 2 capsule will fittingly use 3D-printed thrusters, by the way).

Check out the video interview with astro’s here

Some nice NASA vids on printing the Fuel/Oxidizer mixer of a rocket engine is here

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s