Enterprise In Space, an international initiative of the nonprofit National Space Society, is teaming with the Kepler Space Institute and tech firms like Made In Space, 3D Hubs, Sketchfab and Prairie Nanotechnology to present Print the Future, a contest that will allow student teams the chance to have something 3D-printed aboard the International Space Station.
The competition is looking for designs that will “drive forward innovation of in-space manufacturing and NewSpace technologies.” The team with the best design will have its model 3D-printed aboard the ISS and returned to Earth for further study.
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