Texas-based 3D printing company teaming up with NASA to put buildings on the moon.

The term "off-world construction" is pretty new to planet Earth. The idea of putting a building on another world has never been part of our reality, until now.

NASA is teaming up with an Austin-based 3D printing company to construct a community on the moon.

The moon is nearly 240,000 miles away. For perspective, in that distance, you could circle our planet nine times and still have 15,000 miles to go. So the task of getting to the moon has been incredible enough. But what about building on it?

Through a $57 million contract with NASA, ICON, a company out of Austin, is working to do just that. ICON wants to put a broad spectrum of infrastructure on the moon, which isn’t the easiest place to build.

Source: www.khou.com


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