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3D printing a lunar base from moon dust

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With its Artemis missions starting next year, NASA aims to have astronauts on the moon in 2024 and anticipates a permanent lunar base by the end of the decade.

This would be the first habitat ever constructed on an extraterrestrial surface, and the challenges are unprecedented.

Sending a large quantity of construction materials to the moon would be expensive and time-consuming.

But Texas-based startup ICON says it has a sci-fi solution -- 3D printing a lunar base from moon dust.

Full monty at CNN: Link

NASA Looks to Advance 3D Printing Construction Systems for the Moon and Mars

NASA October article

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