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This Is the First Privately Commissioned 3D-Printed Object Made in Space

The unassuming 3D-printed gravity meter was commissioned by a private citizen and manufactured aboard the ISS, and represents a significant step forward in space exploration.

Published On 02/17/2017
9:39 PM EST
The gravity meter during the printing process (Made In Space/Dylan Taylor/NASA)
The gravity meter floats free in the space station (Made In Space/Dylan Taylor/NASA)