#BeamItUp: What Do You Want a 3-D Printer to Make in Space?

September 10, 2014 9:56 PM

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#BeamItUp: What Do You Want a 3-D Printer to Make in Space?

"Made In Space is asking the world to help decide what object should be the first thing we ever manufacture off Earth," Aaron Kemmer, the company's CEO, told NBC News in an email. "Your idea could lead to one of the first things ever 3-D-printed on the International Space Station."

The 3-D printer is a demonstration project that's due to ride up into orbit aboard SpaceX's next Dragon cargo shipment, which is scheduled for launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida no earlier than Sept. 19. Once the printer is installed, Made In Space will determine what to make as...

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