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ESA 3D prints extraterrestrial bricks with concentrated sunlight and moondust

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 05, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified May 04, 2017

The European Space Agency (ESA) is getting in on the fun of 3D-printing with extraterrestrial materials. They used simulated lunar material and the sun's heat to print bricks as strong as gypsum. They showed lunar explorers could one day use a similar method to construct Moon colonies.





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