An experimental 3D printer will melt steel to create new objects... in space

In a historic development, the ISS is now equipped with a 3D printer capable of theoretically shaping new objects by melting stainless-steel wire. This experimental printer, designed by Airbus and ESA, serves as a means to test and address the technical challenges associated with metal 3D printing in space. It...Read Entire Article

Feb 13, 2024 - 02:30
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An experimental 3D printer will melt steel to create new objects... in space

In a historic development, the ISS is now equipped with a 3D printer capable of theoretically shaping new objects by melting stainless-steel wire. This experimental printer, designed by Airbus and ESA, serves as a means to test and address the technical challenges associated with metal 3D printing in space. It...

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