3D printing: From the earth to the moon

Washington State University scientists have demonstrated 3D printed parts fabricated from simulated moon rock supplied by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The researchers employed an additive manufacturing process called laser engineering net shaping (LENS) and plan to ...

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