- NASA has partnered with a company that specializes in 3D printed homes and other structures to come up with a way to print structures on the lunar surface.
- NASA’s Artemis missions will send humans to the Moon, but in the distant future NASA wants a more permanent presence of humans on the Moon.
- The company is reportedly being paid $14 million as part of the deal.
NASA wants to send humans back to the Moon sooner rather than later, and while those early crewed missions will be more about getting there, conducting research, and leaving, the U.S. space agency envisions a future where more permanent settlements on the lunar surface are possible. To that end, NASA has penned a deal with a company called ICON to develop technology that would allow for easy construction on the Moon.
ICON is best known for its 3D