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NEEMO Mission—3D Printing Functional Prototypes at NASA

The Aquarius habitat is the world’s only operating undersea laboratory located 62 ft underwater, 3.5 miles off Key Largo, Florida. This is the facility where NASA’s recurring NEEMO analog missions take place, turning astronauts into aquanauts for some time. To support NEEMO, a team of engineers at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston works with

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Prototyping Tools for Spacewalks—How Zortrax Ecosystem Works at NASA

The International Space Station (ISS) is the largest human-made body in the low Earth orbit. Sixteen modules, launched and assembled from 1998 to 2011, provide 32,898 cu ft of pressurized volume for a crew of 6 astronauts to do research in physics, astrobiology, astronomy, space medicine, life sciences, and many other fields. Keeping the ISS

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Modeling the Face of London—How Zortrax 3D Printers Work at Pipers

Modeling in architecture takes surgical precision. Customers expect a down to a tenth of a millimeter dimensional accuracy. To remain the world-leader in architectural model making, Pipers Model Makers has implemented the latest technological achievements in their workflow—3D printing being among the notable examples. After all, innovation is what has gotten the company to the

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