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It Isn't Rocket Science...Oh Wait, It Is.

18 Aug 2016, 16:29 UTC
It Isn't Rocket Science...Oh Wait, It Is.
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Following on from visits to NASA Ames Research Center and Airbus A3, the delegation returned to Silicon Valley, first to visit Made In Space, a "new space" startup which uses 3D printed/additive manufacturing technology for use in the space environment.The company's experience and expertise with regard to 3D printing in zero-gravity has led to the first 3D printers designed for use on the International Space Station. Business Development Engineer, Brad Kohlenberg, spoke about the startup story of Made In Space a number of 3D printed tools that can now be used in space."I really enjoyed hearing the startup story and the haptics of the 3D printed objects" – anonymous CEO from the delegation

The Senator and his assistant inspecting 3D printed models

Following the tour and presentations there was an open session where the delegation could ask about business opportunities in this area."I loved being able to ask lots of questions" – aspiring entrepreneurOn the next leg of their tour, the delegation went to Bagaveev Corporation, close to Silicon ...

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