NASA labs to launch 3-D printer into space
Move to test making spare parts, tools
Posted: September 30, 2013 at 5:08 a.m.
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply they might ever need.
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