- Volume 40 Issue 3
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Using In Situ Resources and 3D Printing for Space Exploration Habitat Construction
행성탐사를 위한 거주지 건설 연구 : 현지자원 활용과 3D 프린팅 기술을 중심으로
- Received : 2019.11.20
- Accepted : 2020.02.24
- Published : 2020.06.01
The third phase of NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge (part of a NASA's Centennial Challenges Program competition) required entrants to build a one-third-scale space exploration habitat (10 ㎡) using 3D-printing technology. This study addresses a proposed habitat (diameter: 3 m, height: 2 m) in accordance with the competition rules. The study focus is to find the most appropriate binder when KOHLS-1 was mixed for extruding and stacking as 3D printing feedstock using pellets, and to build a prototype structure as required by the competition. Unlike previous studies, this study was based around the binders and construction method, not around axis transfer velocity, flow rate, and heater temperature.
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