European-Made 3D Printer Will Be the First to Print Metal in Space

Published by on 02/04/2024 UTC

A 3D printer developed by Airbus under a European Space Agency contract will be the first to print metal components aboard the International Space Station. Aboard the first Northrop Grumman Cygnus mission to be launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 is a 180-kilogram 3D metal printer. The Cygnus spacecraft, which carried the name of late […]
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