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NASA Hops on the 3D Printing Bandwagon and Prints Some Rocket Parts

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Someday, Bre Pettis. Someday. (Photo: flickr.com/usnavy) As much as we love the notion of 3D printing ourselves a pizza and sitting down to a 3D printed game of canasta at a 3D printed dinner table, it sometimes seems this snazzy technology is often used to produce little more than tchotchkes....
NASA Hops on the 3D Printing Bandwagon and Prints Some Rocket Parts
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NASA 3D prints rocket parts -- with steel, not plastic

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NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, has 3D printed nickel alloy rocket engine parts using a fabrication technique called selective laser melting, or SLM. The part will be used on the J-2x engine for the largest rocket ever built, known simply as the Space Launch System. 3D printing...
NASA 3D prints rocket parts -- with steel, not plastic

Autodesk Releases 123D Creature, A Tool To Design, Paint, And Print Your Own 3D Monsters

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As a fan of monsters and 3D printing, in that order, I was intrigued by Autodesk’s new iOS app, 123D Creature. Aimed at beginning 3D modelers, the app allows you to build cute (or scary) monsters right on your screen by pinching, grabbing, and rotating a lump of virtual clay...
Autodesk Releases 123D Creature, A Tool To Design, Paint, And Print Your Own 3D Monsters
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