ESA 3D prints extraterrestrial bricks with concentrated sunlight and moondust

The European Space Agency (ESA) is getting in on the fun of 3D-printing with extraterrestrial materials. They used simulated lunar material and the sun’s heat to print bricks as strong as gypsum. They showed lunar explorers could one day use a similar method to construct Moon colonies.

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/esa-3d-prints-extraterrestrial-bricks-with-concentrated-sunlight-and-moondust
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