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3D printing with Mars dirt and titanium

Metal Tech News – September 14, 2022

Washington State researchers add to out-of-this-world 3D printer materials

Scientists from Washington State University have discovered that a small amount of simulated crushed Martian dirt mixed with a titanium alloy made for a stronger, high-performance material for 3D printing that could help build a future on the Red Planet.

"In space, 3D printing is something that has to happen if we want to t...


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