May 12, 2015

3D Printing for Mars Exploration and Colonization

Sure you can print a working version of Mars rover but will 3d printing ever be used on MArs? Sure it will!

Here is a talk by Aavron Estep at 2015 TEDxOStateU event, April 10, 2015, on the Oklahoma State University campus.





News article about the project:

https://news.okstate.edu/articles/osu-research-may-lead-3d-printed-mars-rovers

NASA is already using it to create its Desert RATS manned Space Exploration Vehicle rover prototype:




More info on:

http://www.stratasys.com/resources/case-studies/aerospace/nasa-mars-rover


Space Exploration Vehicle prototypes Source: Wikipedia