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  • Made In Space conducts large-scale 3-D build in space-like environment

    Collin SkocikAugust 24th, 2017

    Made In Space has conducted its first successful test of its Archinaut Project in a space-like environment. The Extended Structure Additive Manufacturing Machine (ESAMM) was tested in a vacuum chamber at Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. Additive manufacturing is more commonly known as "3-D printing".

  • Made In Space: 3-D printing to revolutionize space construction

    Collin SkocikJuly 5th, 2017

    Made In Space, Inc., the startup company out of Singularity University which, on Sept. 23, 2014, supplied the first 3-D printer to the International Space Station (ISS), has developed a program that it hopes will revolutionize construction in space, called the Archinaut Development Program.

  • Contest seeks designs for 3-D printer in space

    Laurel KornfeldSeptember 15th, 2016

    Mouser Electronics, an electronics warehouse company, is sponsoring contest for the design of a 3-D device for use in space. The device can be anything that improves the job or daily life of an astronaut in space. Entries must be submitted by Oct. 7.

  • Student designs selected to be printed on station in 3D printing contest

    SpaceFlight InsiderFebruary 2nd, 2015

    After three months of designing and modeling, a panel of judges from NASA, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Foundation (ASME) and Made In Space Inc. have selected the winners of the Future Engineers 3-D Printing in Space Tool Challenge. The winner from the Teen Group (ages 13-19) is a Multipurpose Precision Maintenance Tool that […]

  • NASA / Made in Space produce ‘replicated’ wrench on International Space Station

    Joe LatrellJanuary 2nd, 2015

    While not quite the ‘replicator’ from the Star Trek television series and movies – a new technology is proving its worth on orbit. NASA and the commercial space company Made In Space – have successfully ‘printed’ a small ratchet wrench, that did not exist on the International Space Station (ISS) before it was transmitted up to the Expedition 42 […]

  • Expedition 41’s Barry Wilmore installs 3D printer in International Space Station

    Jason RhianNovember 18th, 2014

    Wasting little time since it arrived at the International Space Station (ISS), the Expedition 41 crew has installed a Made In Space-produced 3D printer in the station’s Microgravity Science Glovebox. The space station’s current commander, NASA astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore, spent a good portion of Monday, Nov. 17 to install the device. The U.S. Space Agency […]