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NASA names winners of 3D-printed space habitats for use on the Moon, Mars, and beyond

12 April 2019

Moon.

One of the top three designs includes using a moving printer that deploys rovers to retrieve local materials to create each module, to make an interconnected and expandable habitat.

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Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose 1
Characteristics of technological outcomes Use this and other examples to explain technology as a field of on-going contestation and why competing priorities arise 7

Keywords: habitat, space, materials, digital, characteristics of technology

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