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Scientists use Martian dust to 3D print tools

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 20, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Apr 19, 2017

Food and transportation aren't the only aspects of a mission to Mars scientists must consider. Limited cargo space means astronauts will need to make use of resources available on the red planet - like dirt. Four Northwestern University researchers were recently able to utilize Martian dust to 3D print building blocks and tools.





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