Scientists use Martian dust to 3D print tools

Food and transportation aren’t the only aspects of a mission to Mars scientists must consider. Limited cargo space means astronauts will need to make use of resources available on the red planet – like dirt. Four Northwestern University researchers were recently able to utilize Martian dust to 3D print building blocks and tools.

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/scientists-use-martian-dust-to-3d-print-tools
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