Category Archives: International Space Station

NASA installs Tether Refabricator aboard ISS for in-space 3D printing

The Refabricator system by the US-based aerospace company Tethers Unlimited Inc. (TUI) has been installed on the International Space Station (ISS). The integrated 3D printer and plastic recycler was launched into space in November last year. The CEO of TUI Rob Hoyt said that he was “incredibly proud and thankful for the hard work put in by […]

NASA awards Copper 3D grant for 3D printing antibacterial medical devices in space

Copper 3D, a US-based Chilean 3D printing materials company, has received another grant from NASA. The money has been awarded to test the properties of antibacterial 3D printing materials for medical devices on the International Space Station (ISS). The funding was issued by NASA Nebraska Space Grant, one of the 52 space grant consortium in […]

BEEVERYCREATIVE ist an einem weiteren Weltraumprojekt „Projekt Imperial“ für die Europäische Weltraumorganisation beteiligt

BEEVERYCREATIVE ESA Project Imperial 300x169 - BEEVERYCREATIVE ist an einem weiteren Weltraumprojekt "Projekt Imperial" für die Europäische Weltraumorganisation beteiligt

Das Internationale Konsortium (OHB, BEEVERYCREATIVE, Sonaca Space und Athlone – Institut für Technologie in der Republik Irland) erteilte den Auftrag der ESA zur „Entwicklung eines 3D-Druckerprototyps für die ISS“, der in der Lage ist, große Teile mit hoher Festigkeit herzustellen funktionelle thermoplastische Kunststoffe „- Projekt IMPERIAL Bereits im Mai 2018 entstand das Projekt MELT: Manufacturing [...]

Der Beitrag BEEVERYCREATIVE ist an einem weiteren Weltraumprojekt „Projekt Imperial“ für die Europäische Weltraumorganisation beteiligt erschien zuerst auf 3Druck.com – The Independent AM Magazine.

3D Printing News Sliced: Rocket Lab, David Bowie, Resident Evil 2

In this week’s Sliced, our 3D printing news digest, we take a look at the latest creative application using 3D printing, including further forays into 3D printed wearables, 3D printed transport, and how the 3D printing community is experimenting with virtual reality and portable 3D printers. Also included are the latest business developments from FDM […]

ESA contracts OHB to develop large-scale 3D printer prototype for the ISS

OHB SE, a German space and technology group, has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) through its subsidiary, OHB System AG, to develop a 3D printer prototype for the International Space Station (ISS). As part of the new IMPERIAL Project, the additive manufacturing system will be built for large part production using […]

Genius: 100 Visions of the Future, the world’s first 3D printed book

British-Israeli industrial designer Ron Arad, has designed a 3D printed book to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.  The project was completed in collaboration with the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University (CFHU), an NGO for the promotion of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a university co-founded by Albert Einstein.  Genius 100, a Canadian-based community […]

Genius: 100 Visions of the Future, the world’s first 3D printed book

British-Israeli industrial designer Ron Arad, has designed a 3D printed book to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.  The project was completed in collaboration with the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University (CFHU), an NGO for the promotion of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a university co-founded by Albert Einstein.  Genius 100, a Canadian-based community […]

CRP expands applications for SLS Windform 3D printing materials

CRP Group, an Italian industrial group integrating additive manufacturing processes and innovative materials for product development, has expanded its Windform composite materials line for applications within advanced sectors such as aerospace, automotive and motorsport, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Offering a wide range of polyamide-based glass and carbon fiber reinforced materials for SLS 3D printing, […]

CRP expands applications for SLS Windform 3D printing materials

CRP Group, an Italian industrial group integrating additive manufacturing processes and innovative materials for product development, has expanded its Windform composite materials line for applications within advanced sectors such as aerospace, automotive and motorsport, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Offering a wide range of polyamide-based glass and carbon fiber reinforced materials for SLS 3D printing, […]

NASA green-lights Made In Space metal 3D printer for Mars

In 2017, American microgravity 3D printer developer Made In Space was awarded a NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract for the development of its Vulcan Hybrid Manufacturing System. Now, just over a year later, NASA has renewed this SBIR for the Vulcan’s continued development. Once complete, the Vulcan will be capable of working more […]