3D Printing in Space

The truest potential for 3D printing lies in its ability to allow fabrication on-demand. In space, where every gram of weight represents obscene amounts of fuel for take-off, the ability to bring up only raw materials (and maybe someday even do that in space) means the ability to bring only what is needed.

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