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Custom 3D Printers Revolutionize Space Supply Chain

Under a series of SBIR contracts with Marshall Space Flight Center, start-up company Made In Space, located on the center_s campus, developed a high-precision 3D printer capable of manufacturing items in microgravity. The company will soon have a printer installed on the International Space Station, altering the space supply chain. It will print supplies and tools for NASA, as well as nanosatellite shells and other items for public and private entities.
Internal Laboratory Ref #: 
MSFC-SO-218
Patent Status: 
Agency
NASA
Region
Southeast
State: 
Alabama
Phone: 
256-544-9151
Email: 
terry.taylor@nasa.gov
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