Made of Moon Dust: A 3D-Printed House for the Lunar South Pole Made of Moon Dust: A 3D-Printed House for the Lunar South Pole
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Made of Moon Dust: A 3D-Printed House for the Lunar South Pole

by Adele Peters

February 5, 2013

Using simulated lunar soil, the team has already built a test structure in a vacuum to show that the technology can work. It's interesting to wonder how similar technology might be used on Earth to create homes from soil or other ultra-local materials.

Images courtesy of Foster + Partners

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Made of Moon Dust: A 3D-Printed House for the Lunar South Pole