3D Printing on Mars & Space Plasters - Science in Zero G: Episode One

presented by Dr Helen Czerski and Ginny Smith

In episode two Ginny Smith chats with researchers involved in experiments that are looking deep into the future of human space travel and potential human settlement on other worlds. Experiments with new 3D printing technology that may enable us to print objects out of the very surface of Mars and the future of wound healing in a Zero G environment.

There is certain science that just can’t be done in Earth’s gravity and, short of living on the ISS, the only way to conduct these experiments is on a parabolic flight campaign. 

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With special thanks to the Neil Meville, Rosita Suensen and the great team at the European Space Agency and Anne-Clotilde Duchesne and the equally great team at Novespace for having us as part of the campaign.

Zero G flight footage shot by Melanie Cowan.

Produced and Directed by Trent Burton

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External footage of the Zero G plane courtesy of Novespace

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