Insights on how 3D printing is moving digital files from the virtual world into the physical world.
With the demand for helicopters from both the military and civilian sectors growing by leaps and bounds, a company called MD Helicopters is using additive manufacturing or, as it is more commonly known, aerospace 3d printing to develop a new light we
3d printed prosthetics are turning into a reality now for those who've lost limbs in the throes of war or become innocent victims of international conflict. All over the world, people are starting to create prosthetic limbs on a 3D printer, or us
Investor’s Business Daily is reporting that a German company called SLM Solutions (which stands for “selective laser melting”) is launching an initial public offering in Frankfurt, Germany. The company, based in Lubeck, has develope
With so much talk about aerospace 3D printing lately, most of the focus goes on what's being done in jet engines and general earthly aircraft. But you may not know that 3D printing is also being used on space equipment with full intention of bein
NASA is showing its serious interest in aerospace 3d printing by flying an experiment on the International Space Station called the 3D Printing In Zero-G Technology Demonstration. The experiment, due to last from March, 2014 to September, 2014, will
China is the world's largest manufacturer. It bases much of its economy on manufacturing goods for the rest of the world. In addition to civil aerospace manufacturing, it is also focusing on the military aerospace sector. China is also big on tec
Most scenarios for building a lunar base involve bringing the habitats from Earth and deploying them in the lunar surface. These habitats could be “hard modules” such as comprise the International Space Station or inflatable modules such