Made in Space

Made in Space

Founded in 2010 with the goal of enabling in-space manufacturing, Made In Space is radically impacting how we will perform space missions. Made In Space's team members and advisors include successful entrepreneurs, experienced space experts and key 3D printing experts. Made In Space has partnered with top 3D printing companies to leverage this technology for use in space. The company's Unique Innovation Lab has performed over 20,000+ hours of testing of various 3D printing technologies, off-the-shelf and custom-built printers, and dozens of printer components.
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9 Sep 2022

Martian Rock-Metal Composite Shows Potential of 3D Printing on Mars

A little Martian dust appears to go a long way. A small amount of simulated crushed Martian rock mixed with a titanium alloy made a stronger, high-performance material in a 3D‑printing process that one day could be used on Mars to make tools or rocket parts.
17 Jun 2021

New IDTechEx Report Evaluates the Future of the Cultured Meat Industry

IDTechEx has recently released "Cultured Meat 2021-2041: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts", a market research report exploring the technical and market factors that are shaping the emerging industry around cultured meat. The cultured meat industry has received significant attention in recent months, following the world's first approval of a cultured meat product for commercial sale in Singapore in December 2020.
23 Dec 2019

Solving the Challenges of Long Duration Space Flight with 3D Printing

The International Space Station has continuously been home to astronauts for more than nineteen years. Astronauts conduct scientific research using dozens of special facilities aboard the space station, which also provides them with a place to eat, sleep, relax and exercise.
3 Aug 2018

Bioprinting in space

As we continue to explore deeper into space, astronauts are spending more time in orbit than ever before and need tools that are adaptable and customizable for any given task.
16 Aug 2017

Manufacturing in space-ready material

Made In Space Inc has begun using PEI/PC, a high-performance polymer, for 3D printing in its additive manufacturing facility aboard the International Space Station.
1 Dec 2016

Green plastic for printing in space

Green Plastic, which is made from sugarcane, is now being used to fabricate parts in space.
23 Jan 2015

Astronauts 3D print tools

The International Space Station's 3-D printer completed the first phase of a NASA technology demonstration by printing a tool with a design file transmitted from the ground to the printer.
23 Oct 2014

3D printing industry will reach over $14B by 2025

The latest forecasts by IDTechEx, including ten key markets, show the 3D Printing Industry will reach over $14B by 2025.