ISS astronauts develop socket wrench from emailed hardware via 3D-printer

December 22, 2014 10:11 AM

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We have recently heard about the first ever three-dimensional printer, which was sent by the US space agency NASA to the International Space Station (ISS). And now, here is a piece of good news that clearly illustrates the numerous benefits of the 3D- printer for both scientists on the Earth and those on space station.

The reports suggest that NASA and 3D printer developer ‘Made in Space’ has sent an email with a unique attachment of a ratcheting socket wrench to astronaut Barry Wilmore.

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