Blast off for 3D printing in Austrian Space Forum’s simulated Mars mission

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3D printing is to play a key role in AMADEE-18, a month-long simulated field mission to Mars led by the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) with the support of the Sultanate of Oman. The mock-Mars mission will see scientists from 25 nations travel to Dhofar, a barren region of Oman sharing many geological surface features with […]. Aerospace A3DPT-2-Mars A3DPT-Mars Analog Astronauts Austrian Space Forum Dhofar Douglas Terrier João Lousada Nasa OeWF Sultanate of Oman TU Graz

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3D Printing News Briefs: January 5, 2018

Welcome to 2018, and the new year’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs – the 3D printing industry doesn’t stop for anything, not even midnight celebrations. We’ll kick. View the entire article via our website.

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3D Printing Tools for Better Research on Mars

At the beginning of the year, a team of astronauts was dropped off in the Dhofar desert in Oman, a desolate environment that is about as close as you can get on Earth to anything resembling the. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing

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AMADEE-18: Austrian astronauts to simulate 3D printing on Mars during Oman desert mission


Six astronauts from the Austrian Space Forum are going to Oman’s Dhofar desert for four weeks to stay in isolation and carry out experiments, simulating a mission to Mars.

3D printing used to make spare parts in AMADEE-18 Mars simulation mission


The demonstration was part of the recent AMADEE-18 simulation mission organized by the Austrian Space Forum and the Oman National Steering Committee. A student from Texas A&M has demonstrated how 3D printing can be used to help future settlers on Mars.