So now that the Made In Space 3D printer is aboard the ISS, what should be made with it? The people at Future Engineers have launched an awesome contest to inspire young engineers to think of the endless possibilities. They even have a real astronaut who lived on the ISS issue the challenge! The prizes are awesome from having your design actually printed on the ISS to a tour of SpaceX! Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2014
Got an Idea for a 3D Printable Small Robot to Assist in Bomb Disposal? Another @Innocentive Challege!
You may remember we have written a past article about Innocentive, well there’s another new great challenge. You can earn $50,000 for designing a cheap 3D printed robot to help bomb squads. Continue reading
We Have Liftoff! @MadeInSpace 3D Printer Roars into Orbit!
The 3D printer has launched and reached the International Space Station (ISS) today with an early morning docking. I woke up and watched the launch live on NASA TV, pretty amazing. Continue reading
Update: Launch moved until tomorrow because of weather
No 3D printer in space flight tonight (bad weather), but watch live here at 1:52am tomorrow!
3D Printer Launches Tonight! Watch Live on NASA TV!
It happens tonight at around 2am EST! You can watch it all on NASA TV on either your television through or online at NASA TV digital! Coverage starts at 1am and we’ll report more tomorrow. See the official press release from Made In Space below: Continue reading