Select Page

Granite Geek: Living on Mars (well, Utah) with 3D printing, drones

Granite Geek: Living on Mars (well, Utah) with 3D printing, drones

Written by David

March 12, 2019

Erika Rydberg with a 3-D-printed bubble-blowing machine (which will not be tested for a Mars mission) Courtesy—Molly Stratton 3D Print Lab at the Lamson Learning Commons on Lamson Library at PSU, March 8, 2019. If you were looking to set up a geek trifecta, you could do worse than to combine 3D printing, drones and a mission to Mars. Erika Rydberg, a Concord resident and 3D printing expert with the interesting job title of Digital Creation Technologist at Plymouth State University, will do that this spring when she joins Team 208 at a Utah site known as the Mars Desert Research Station . There in the desert, the non-profit Mars Society has built a two-story structure that looks like the world’s largest bucket. It holds up to seven people for two weeks at a time and is designed to mimic the sort of living quarters that would hold people […]

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like…

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Share this post with your friends!

Shares