Martian settlement site to be printed on a 3D printer

Not surprised really, but still cool stuff.

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Martian settlement site to be printed on a printer

 

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The first human settlers on Mars will use a 3D printer to print dwellings, greenhouses and even cutlery, in short, all they will need to live on the Red Planet. In the process, they will use the raw materials that are available over there. The Inspiration Mars Foundation noncommercial organization has shared plans to that end.

But experts point out that one shouldn’t overestimate the potential of 3D printers. The Mars Van Company, as well as the founder of SpaceX, or Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, Elon Musk, are also going to build colonial settlements on Mars in the next 10 to 20 years.

3D printers may come in handy in terrestrials’ settling on Mars. Inspiration Mars Foundation says it will use them to print all that the first settlers may require, including residential homes and interior items…

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About DragonDon

Having a love of travel has lead me to move to South Korea in 2010. Moving to an Eastern culture from a Western culture is a wild experience and there is never a dull day!
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2 Responses to Martian settlement site to be printed on a 3D printer

  1. desertrose says:

    Thank you for the re-blog 🙂

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