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Available Space 3D “printable” models
« on: 07/08/2012 06:21 PM »
Seen some great space models available for 3D printing.   Thought a thread to document what might be available is warranted.

Wish to help out, join in?  See "Looking for Picture takers to assist 3D model makers"
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=29206.0

Some pics later…..

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:26391
Saturn V Scaled

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:26311
Mars Globes (Highly & slightly exagerrated)

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:26185
1 m square of asteroid Eros from NEAR

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:26131
Tyco Lunar Crater

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:26033   Minimus

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:26004  Europa Globe

Enjoy !!
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #1 on: 07/08/2012 06:25 PM »
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« Reply #2 on: 07/08/2012 06:48 PM »
more available...

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:12668   Asteroid Vesta

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4803    Gusev crater on Mars

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4092    Asteroid models - Toutatis and Mithra

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4061  Asteroid models - Kleopatra, Castalia, Geographos

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4046  Martian moons & Eros

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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #3 on: 07/08/2012 07:23 PM »
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« Reply #4 on: 07/13/2012 12:32 AM »
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #5 on: 07/13/2012 01:35 PM »
Here is a direct link to NASA's 3D model page.

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/3d_resources/models.html
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #6 on: 07/20/2012 01:34 AM »
Here is a direct link to NASA's 3D model page.

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/3d_resources/models.html

Just to clarify the models I’ve listed go beyond NASA models. As many people don’t understand thingiverse.

As this example shows   http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:10109
The exhaust cloud of a Space shuttle launch. Inspired by the cloud of the last Atlantis liftoff.


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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #7 on: 07/24/2012 06:54 AM »
Now this is pretty amazing.

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« Reply #8 on: 07/24/2012 06:49 PM »
Now this is pretty amazing.

trust me it gets better......see my next post.
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #9 on: 07/24/2012 06:59 PM »
I'm very pleased to list this next 3D printable project.

Started life as a Kickstarter project 

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/575960623/ardusat-your-arduino-experiment-in-space?ref=live


Now you can download the parts files and build your own models!
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:27274   ArduSat

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:27300   ArduSat - The Arduino CubeSat Satellite (full scale model)

This is a full scale (moderately simplified) 3D printer-ready copy of the ArduSat, the wildly successful Kickstarter.com satellite for personal space exploration (received $106,330 funding, 3X their original goal!).
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #10 on: 07/24/2012 07:01 PM »
Examples of the 3D printed parts:

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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #11 on: 08/04/2012 05:02 PM »
New WIP Mars Curiosity Rover

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:27908

This one looks like it will have a great deal more features and detail.

Future Plans:

"I'll update the picture with this latest version as soon as I print all the latest parts. Send me a good one and maybe I'll use it!
I'd like to make a better wheel attachment system that allows the wheels to spin freely and securely.
Working rocker-bogie?
More accurate"


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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #12 on: 08/04/2012 05:11 PM »
Since its in the news....

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:24717  Dragon Capsule

Print-then sand and detail your good to go.



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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #13 on: 08/04/2012 06:30 PM »
I feel like I should link to this model of mine. I've been debating making it available for sale, but I keep getting visions of cease and desist letters, which is not exactly the kind of notice I'd like to get from SpaceX.



I need to print a new copy of my own, I left mine in a Fridays a month ago. I've been trying to also mock up a trunk to go with it, preferably one that if separate so they can be displayed together or independently.

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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #14 on: 08/04/2012 08:08 PM »
Thats beautiful design work.  If you did it yourself in a CAD pkg or Art SW its yours as "ART"
 
If you wish to protect your work you can sign it so to speak.   Put your name or handle or something inside say the heat shield or something.

If you want to make a few dollars off each design look into this firm and see you can buy and sell this way.  http://www.ponoko.com/make-and-sell/sell-eps

If you have any more feel free to post or email me if you wish.
 
 
 
 
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« Reply #15 on: 08/04/2012 11:31 PM »
Thats beautiful design work.  If you did it yourself in a CAD pkg or Art SW its yours as "ART"
 
If you wish to protect your work you can sign it so to speak.   Put your name or handle or something inside say the heat shield or something.

If you want to make a few dollars off each design look into this firm and see you can buy and sell this way.  http://www.ponoko.com/make-and-sell/sell-eps
I can sell through Shapeways too--I push a button in the backend to make it available for public sale, set a premium I want to make on the model, and a little "add to cart" thing shows up in the linked page. For there, people send Shapeways money, Shapeways send the printed piece to them and the premium to me.

I may update the model a little (add some linkpin holes for a future trunk model, thin the walls a bit more to reduce volume and cost), then do just that. Would anybody be interested in buying one if I did that?
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« Reply #16 on: 08/05/2012 12:09 AM »
How about you post (when finished) a picture before you put it up for sale?

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« Reply #17 on: 08/08/2012 01:42 PM »
New Mars Curiosity Rover

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:27908

This one looks like it will have a great deal more features and detail.


Looks like he finished working on the Rover.......looks decent.
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #18 on: 08/13/2012 11:56 AM »
Great thread. I hope to attend the Maker Faire here in NY that is coming up. If I see anything good 3D space models I'll take pics to post (and maybe links to the designs)
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« Reply #19 on: 09/20/2012 06:28 PM »
Have a bunch of updates available

One is a tribute for Neil Armstrong done by 3D printers.

Had some mixed feelings posting this in the Neil Armstrong thread, and some time has passed so this is the proper place IMHO.

One Small Step – Enhanced
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:29413



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« Reply #20 on: 09/20/2012 06:57 PM »
One Small Step
Neil Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012)

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:29226

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« Reply #21 on: 10/21/2012 11:41 PM »
Rocket Shot Glass
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:9916

1oz rocket shaped shot glass
Fill with "rocket fuel" of choice.
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« Reply #22 on: 10/23/2012 05:39 PM »
SpaceX - Fractals Sculpture by @Dizingof - Dedicated to Elon Musk
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:32976


This sculpture is dedicated to Elon Musk - Founder of SpaceX and a visionary:
wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/ff-elon-musk-qa/

Few words about the sculpture:
You can see a mighty Rocket launching with fire blasting in a Spherical shape.

Design inspired by an Ancient Mayan "Airplane" and Nasca Vally drawings in Peru.

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« Reply #23 on: 11/04/2012 04:41 PM »
Going to put this one under Educational fun, teaching aid?

Rocket Engine Power !
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:33509

Scale Model Rocket Engine.

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« Reply #24 on: 11/04/2012 04:56 PM »
this project also popped up today & would also put it under Educational fun, teaching aid?

Wind tunnel project for 3D printing
http://rapman-education.posterous.com/wind-tunnel-project-for-3d-printing

"A new Teaching and Learning resource for 3D printing on the BfB wiki...

Design and make a Wind Tunnel... This resource suggests ways to make a small wind tunnel using 3D printed parts and a few other odds and ends to test the aerodynamic forces on different models. Different models can be 3D printed and tested to compare their efficiency. This project will be suitable for Design and Technology, Science and maybe Mathematics."





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« Reply #25 on: 11/12/2012 02:49 AM »
I kind of quickly threw something together.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:34320
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« Reply #26 on: 11/12/2012 12:29 PM »
What 3d printers are you guys using?
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« Reply #27 on: 11/12/2012 04:19 PM »
I kind of quickly threw something together.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:34320

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« Reply #28 on: 11/12/2012 04:21 PM »
What 3d printers are you guys using?

Most of the “open”world uses variations of the Prusa Mendel.     http://reprap.org/wiki/Prusa

Some users really enjoy a version of the Mendel Max.

http://www.makergear.com/products/m-series-3d-printers    Gives excellent service & backing of products.

For myself this latest Kickstarter is bugging me to buy @ a very low less than $500 price point.  Only issue atm is if they will get enough funding to make the goal. 
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1650950769/l5-3d-a-stylish-and-affordable-3d-printer
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« Reply #29 on: 11/13/2012 07:46 AM »
Added a few things to the model
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« Reply #30 on: 11/13/2012 10:29 AM »
Added a few things to the model

I'm awfully jealous.  Glad I didn't try to kit my scratchbuild!  Get the RCS right on the Dragon and get the proportions down, and that'll be a real winner!

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« Reply #31 on: 11/13/2012 12:21 PM »
Solar arrays are now rotatable and trunk is removable. 
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« Reply #32 on: 11/13/2012 03:48 PM »
Solar arrays are now rotatable and trunk is removable. 

oh i like that..
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« Reply #33 on: 11/15/2012 10:54 PM »
More detail to the capsule has been added, next I'm probably going to add some of the basic mold lines and the outline for the GNC door and side hatch. That will most likely be as far as I'm going to go with this model.

EDIT Update: I've since added what I said above but I kept on having issues with AutoCAD not wanting to draw certain shapes and as a result things didn't turn out as nice as I would have liked them to have.
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« Reply #34 on: 11/20/2012 04:07 PM »
What 3d printers are you guys using?

For myself this latest Kickstarter is bugging me to buy @ a very low less than $500 price point.  Only issue atm is if they will get enough funding to make the goal. 
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1650950769/l5-3d-a-stylish-and-affordable-3d-printer

Update on this: As I expected the goal was not near where they expected.  At a $500 price point for an injection moulded 3D printer it was a great price.  Even at their goal of $50,000 it was not enough funding to cover making the injection moulds.  They really wished to get alot more funding.

Worth watching if they can regroup.

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« Reply #35 on: 11/20/2012 09:33 PM »
Thanks, Prober! Excellent thread. I've got some Shapeways credit that is burning a hole in my pocket. I think I'm going to go for the 3D Mars...
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« Reply #36 on: 11/21/2012 06:55 PM »
Thanks, Prober! Excellent thread. I've got some Shapeways credit that is burning a hole in my pocket. I think I'm going to go for the 3D Mars...

Thx

I should point for readers of this thread, that printed images are posted like everyday on Thingiverse.   So if your interested in that model take a look see at what others are doing with it.   Lots of surprises.
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« Reply #37 on: 11/21/2012 09:14 PM »
Some Earth designs

Earth Shot
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:14070

Earth Shot - Split
Model of the earth divided along the equator.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:14072

Earth Shot Simplified
This is a simplified mesh with only 5000 faces for small-scale prints.
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:14162

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« Reply #38 on: 11/21/2012 09:17 PM »
Textured Earth
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:17336

This is a model of Earth made of a sphere with two displacement maps. A specular map displaces the land & ice masses above the oceans. A topography map adds texture to the land. This exaggerates the texture more than a topography map alone.

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« Reply #39 on: 11/24/2012 06:01 PM »
Hello all,

I've been looking and looking at the beautiful 3D models NASA has posted.  Has anybody actually managed to get any of them printed?  We might be getting a 3D printer at work, and I'd love to see the results, or hear any lessons you might be able to share.

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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #40 on: 12/05/2012 01:47 PM »
Hello all,

I've been looking and looking at the beautiful 3D models NASA has posted.  Has anybody actually managed to get any of them printed?  We might be getting a 3D printer at work, and I'd love to see the results, or hear any lessons you might be able to share.

Thanks,
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Some of the 3D models come out of NASA, are reworked and given out on Thingiverse.  Take a look at the list above and see.
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« Reply #41 on: 12/05/2012 01:58 PM »
Now for some of the experimental 3D designs. 

Right now multi-color is one of the projects many are working on.   It’s very early, but you can see the direction.

Two Color World  (Earth)
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Giant Hollow Two Color World
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« Reply #42 on: 12/15/2012 01:22 PM »
Going to put this one under Educational fun, teaching aid?

Linked to This thread http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=27151.msg960390#new

JP Aerospace PongSat
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If you've ever wanted to fly an experiment to the edge of space, this is your chance! PongSat by JP Aerospace is the World's Space Program! A Pongsat is an experiment stuffed inside a ping pong ball, and we fly them for FREE! Sky's (no-- SPACE) is the limit! What will you fly?

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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #43 on: 12/30/2012 12:09 AM »
Added features and cleaned up model (hatches are now rounded).
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« Reply #44 on: 01/01/2013 08:12 PM »
Added features and cleaned up model (hatches are now rounded).

Looking good Manboy....and lots of interest now that the time is available.

Someone got a run done on it.

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« Reply #45 on: 01/02/2013 09:09 AM »
Added features and cleaned up model (hatches are now rounded).

Looking good Manboy....and lots of interest now that the time is available.

Someone got a run done on it.


Sadly they printed off an earlier version of the model that I wasn't too happy with.
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« Reply #46 on: 01/02/2013 12:20 PM »
Added features and cleaned up model (hatches are now rounded).

Looking good Manboy....and lots of interest now that the time is available.

Someone got a run done on it.


Sadly they printed off an earlier version of the model that I wasn't too happy with.

Sorry to hear that.....I have a good idea for you if you wish to get the "good" copies out there.   

Put another copy from your 1st file on thingiverse, its called Derivative.

Put the title something like Fine detail Dragon.

If you have extra time it also might be a good idea to break apart that one big file into small Stl files.

1) Dragon stl
1) Solar panel stl etc.

It makes for much easier printing...
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« Reply #47 on: 01/02/2013 12:31 PM »
Under the thinking of much easier printing I found myself with extra time this holiday to print up a dragon.   Only problem was that I only had was I needed to cut into parts.

When cutting the SW used its Intelligence saw the hole (distance) between the Dragon & trunk and Meshed them.

After a sec of disappointment I found the design very interesting.  The contrast showed how much time and effort went into this design by Manboy.  Tons of details.  So I had another experiment.....I kept the file and printed it.  Its only in the early AM will post it later.

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« Reply #48 on: 01/07/2013 06:05 PM »
This pic is just for you ManBoy....

Normally a printer experiment of mine would not be shown in public.   This one was to do super fine, light weight internals (only air inside).   As you can see some decent detail in the print, you can see the details of problems printing as well.  Enjoy this one is for you!

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« Reply #49 on: 01/08/2013 09:45 AM »
I believe I'm officially finished with my model. As a reminder it can be found here. These are the different versions that are available.
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« Reply #50 on: 01/09/2013 12:24 PM »
I believe I'm officially finished with my model. As a reminder it can be found here. These are the different versions that are available.

You did a fine job on the model and posts on thingiverse.  Enough there to provide many hours of printing joy
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« Reply #51 on: 01/18/2013 11:04 AM »
Live 3D Printing demo

We have a new printer that we are in the process of calibration;   we had our first day with the new printer operating on Thurs. Jan. 17th.

Current plans have a window of late this afternoon (Friday Jan. 18th. thru Sat. pacific US time)    Next in the planned calibration process is to print a “model”.   We have chosen Manboys SpaceX capsule to be printed. 

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« Reply #52 on: 01/18/2013 06:00 PM »
Live 3D Printing demo

We have a new printer that we are in the process of calibration;   we had our first day with the new printer operating on Thurs. Jan. 17th.

Current plans have a window of late this afternoon (Friday Jan. 18th. thru Sat. pacific US time)    Next in the planned calibration process is to print a “model”.   We have chosen Manboys SpaceX capsule to be printed. 

Also expect video problems as this will be my first time broadcasting to Ustream @ http://www.ustream.tv/channel/threed-printing   


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EDIT: These smileys suck. Anyway which version do you guys plan on printing and at what size?
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Live 3D Printing demo

We have a new printer that we are in the process of calibration;   we had our first day with the new printer operating on Thurs. Jan. 17th.

Current plans have a window of late this afternoon (Friday Jan. 18th. thru Sat. pacific US time)    Next in the planned calibration process is to print a “model”.   We have chosen Manboys SpaceX capsule to be printed. 

Also expect video problems as this will be my first time broadcasting to Ustream @ http://www.ustream.tv/channel/threed-printing   


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EDIT: These smileys suck. Anyway which version do you guys plan on printing and at what size?

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:42488  63mm

next the stl file has to be sliced into layers so the plastic can lay detail and build up one layer at a time.

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« Reply #54 on: 01/19/2013 03:26 PM »
update: having problems with video output

main issue is to get this item printed and tested.   System does record output so i can record and fix the broadcast or upload issue later.

After some testing the cooling system of the printer was not working right and was shut down.  Three of the fan blades look to be broken, work goes on to fix the issue.

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« Reply #55 on: 01/20/2013 11:45 AM »
Nice thing about 3D printers, sometimes others have the same problems and design fixes.  This is the case with the fan blade broken.  Its replacement will be printed today.

See the space applications of 3D printing?
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Update:   

New fan printed ( see pics)
While I was working on it, found a much stronger upgrade for the extruder, http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:40711/   The parts were printed, and atm are in the process of being installed and adjusted. (pic )

Video system fixed and tested this morning.

Should have everything ready for a Live broadcast when time permits.

Check back for updates....
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« Reply #57 on: 01/29/2013 01:37 PM »
We just had two software upgrades to incorporate into all our printers.
Yesterday I had the opportunity to test the new software and features on one printer we used for making "parts"

I sliced and tested part of the Dragon Print.   
More to follow....

Edit: we had a live feed to a google hangout today and had much success with the model until the last 45 min.  Some pics shortly......we plan on redoing the print again in the near future.
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« Reply #58 on: 01/31/2013 07:45 PM »
Looks like someone else printed off the model

http://www.flickr.com/photos/dizee/8423698727/
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« Reply #59 on: 02/01/2013 01:35 AM »
Looking good, maybe we can see some more printed.

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« Reply #61 on: 02/03/2013 03:02 PM »
I've made some more models

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:46073 - Soyuz

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:46136 - ATV

More space type models are a very good thing.  It was a very nice surprise the other day.   ;D
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« Reply #62 on: 02/10/2013 10:36 PM »
Does anyone have any dimension drawings of the current version of Shenzhou? I only have some of the old version.
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My new "test to print
 
 
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http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:59509   Mars Rover : Opportunity
 
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:59502   Mars Rover : Sojourner
 
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:59473  Simplified model of Pioneer 10 space probe.
 
 http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:56511   243 Ida Asteroid
 
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« Reply #65 on: 03/25/2013 04:49 AM »
What's the price of materials for each of these small items?

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Most 3d printers use PLA or ABS plastic.  Prices for a roll of material run in the $ 3x.xx dollar range.
 
Price of materials can be in the cents maybe 40cents or so.  Keep in mind designs are controlled for thickness, size etc. So many variables to the question. 
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« Reply #68 on: 04/10/2013 05:58 AM »
Hi Prober,

I've seen all the outstanding 3D printed Shuttle models and know now that's possible printing such a model of an entire Shuttle stack (Orbiter & ET & SRBs) also in 1:160.

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I wanted remember you to my question, posted on: 04/10/2013 05:58 AM. Please would you be so kind and answer the question?

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Hi Prober,

I've seen all the outstanding 3D printed Shuttle models and know now that's possible printing such a model of an entire Shuttle stack (Orbiter & ET & SRBs) also in 1:160.

Please could you tell me how it would be as expensive?



very hard to answer, many variables.
 
Material costs very low, but times becomes the major factor. What is the person who is printing's time worth?   It comes down to hours of printing depending on the quality wished for as you can alter the height of material, thickness inside etc.   
 
You might wish to submit the print your interested in to one of the service bureaus and get a rough idea of price.  Many times this works for some projects.   Some projects its better to buy your own printer as they are low cost and quality is getting much better each day.
 
good idea to check out this thread and watch the video (very old now and obsolete)
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=30985.0

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very hard to answer, many variables.
 
Material costs very low, but times becomes the major factor. What is the person who is printing's time worth?   It comes down to hours of printing depending on the quality wished for as you can alter the height of material, thickness inside etc.   
 
You might wish to submit the print your interested in to one of the service bureaus and get a rough idea of price.  Many times this works for some projects.   Some projects its better to buy your own printer as they are low cost and quality is getting much better each day.
 
good idea to check out this thread and watch the video (very old now and obsolete)
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=30985.0

Edit: add link
 

I see already that such an assessment is very difficult, nevertheless many thanks.

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« Reply #75 on: 05/07/2013 06:09 PM »
I've started on Cygnus but I'm waiting until its ISS mission before I finish it.

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« Reply #76 on: 05/08/2013 12:47 AM »
I've started on Cygnus but I'm waiting until its ISS mission before I finish it.



yes very nice start manboy  http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:85446
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Remix of Moriza's awesome Opportunity Mars Rover
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Remix http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:83863
Main Changes:   
  • Replacement Solar Panel Frames:
     These solar panel frame models replace the original models and bring them in line with the sizes of the solar panels included in the original download.
     Opportunity_solarback -> Opportunity_solarback_MCEDIT
     Opportunity_solarmain -> Opportunity_solarmain_left_MCEDIT & Opportunity_solarmain_right_MCEDIT   
  • Extended Rear Solar Panel Support:
     The Rear Brace Extension piece extends the rear solar panel supports, to take into account the enlarged solar panels.     
  • Replacement Wheel Set:
     The new wheel pack provides a thicker connection between the wheel body and hub, socketed hub design, and a profile of the spiral flexure pattern used on the Mars Exploration Rovers.
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #79 on: 05/29/2013 11:09 PM »
    Planetary Resources Arkyd 100  http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:95803
     
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    « Reply #80 on: 06/20/2013 09:01 AM »
    Here's dragon being printed (not me)

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    « Reply #82 on: 06/30/2013 08:12 PM »
    A small program to read Digital Elevation Model HGT files (Space Shuttle Radar Tomography source) and convert them to STLs
     
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    « Reply #83 on: 07/04/2013 01:13 PM »
    Here's dragon being printed (not me)

    Manboy I was in a google group called the "hangout" where users with printers meet and chat etc. 

    Anyhow someone was printing a some of your work.  He wasn't talking but I enjoyed watch it print.
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    « Reply #84 on: 07/09/2013 02:55 PM »
    Now with the pressure vessel modeled.

    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:115333
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    « Reply #86 on: 07/14/2013 12:42 AM »
    Astronauts Apollo Mission   http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:117152
     
     
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    « Reply #88 on: 07/14/2013 12:49 AM »
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    « Reply #89 on: 07/21/2013 08:43 AM »
    I've made some progress on Cygnus
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    « Reply #90 on: 07/21/2013 04:11 PM »
    Looks like someone did some work on the Atlantis model.  When it says "repaired" it can mean easier to print without issues making a higher quality print.   The other possibility is more details added or errors fixed.
     
    Space_Shuttle_Atlantis (repaired) http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:121070
     
     
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    « Reply #91 on: 07/23/2013 03:17 PM »
    Phoenix Lander (repaired)   http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:121910
     
     
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    « Reply #92 on: 07/26/2013 12:41 PM »
    Ok I might be pushing things a bit with this post.   Just had to post this to show the possible detail available using a 3D printer.  It just keeps getting better and better.  Thunderbirds are go!
     
    Thunderbird 3  http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:123231
     
    A reusable, vertically launched SSTO (Single Stage To Orbit) spaceship used for space rescue and maintenance of Thunderbird 5. Thunderbird 3 is 87 m (287 feet) long, with a 7 m wide body and a 24 m span (including engines). Thunderbird 3 is unique among the Thunderbird craft in having its dimensions quoted in an episode of the series: in "Give or Take a Million" Jeff Tracy states that the spacecraft stands 287 feet (87m) high.
     
     
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    « Reply #93 on: 07/29/2013 01:25 PM »
    Another Fun type digital print  :)
    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:124865   Shuttle Rocket with Connectors
     
    Someone wanted to make a rocket toy for his young kid.  What to do? Borrow some digital work all ready done and rework it into a toy.
     
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    « Reply #94 on: 08/03/2013 02:48 PM »
    New Easier to print Dragon built off the work of Manboy...
     
    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:127407
     
     
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    « Reply #95 on: 08/09/2013 01:20 AM »
    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:130035  Dragon Easy Print 2
     STL file Last updated: 13-07-08   An easy to print (reduced size) based on the updated file.
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    « Reply #96 on: 08/10/2013 11:34 PM »
    Someone printed out Cygnus

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    « Reply #97 on: 08/23/2013 06:53 PM »
    Orion Boilerplate Test Article Pendant   http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:138168
     
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #98 on: 08/25/2013 01:06 AM »
    I recently discovered Shapeways and found a 1/144 scale Dragon that I bought.  I also ordered a set of parts to make a Falcon 9.  But, I see your models are just the files to use on a printer, something I do not have, nor am likely to in the future.  Do you know if your files could be sent to Shapeways for printing?

    Attached are a couple of pictures and one with a temp trunk I slapped together.
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    « Reply #99 on: 08/25/2013 02:08 AM »
    I recently discovered Shapeways and found a 1/144 scale Dragon that I bought.  I also ordered a set of parts to make a Falcon 9.  But, I see your models are just the files to use on a printer, something I do not have, nor am likely to in the future.  Do you know if your files could be sent to Shapeways for printing?

    Attached are a couple of pictures and one with a temp trunk I slapped together.

    Shapeways uses standard stl models (like everyone).   You only need to check their printer specs for sizes etc.
     
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    « Reply #101 on: 09/17/2013 02:47 PM »
    Another White Knight 2  http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:150674
     
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    « Reply #103 on: 09/27/2013 06:54 PM »
    Another White Night   http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:157139
     
     
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    « Reply #104 on: 10/01/2013 09:16 AM »
    I recently discovered Shapeways and found a 1/144 scale Dragon that I bought.  I also ordered a set of parts to make a Falcon 9.  But, I see your models are just the files to use on a printer, something I do not have, nor am likely to in the future.  Do you know if your files could be sent to Shapeways for printing?

    The biggest change I made to Manboy's model of the Dragon was to hollow it out. I've seen more models on Thingiverse that are solid. Sending those to Shapeways would result in an expensive model because they charge based on the volume of printing material used. They won't replace solid structures with support webbing.

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    « Reply #105 on: 10/27/2013 05:58 PM »
    Boeing 747-100 with NASA Spaceshuttle

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    « Reply #106 on: 11/22/2013 05:19 PM »
    "printable Cygnus"  http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:188429

    A more printable version of manboy's model. the _20p version is scaled down to 20% size instead of being life-size.
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    « Reply #107 on: 11/22/2013 09:14 PM »
    Boeing 747-100 with NASA Spaceshuttle

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    nice 3D printed model, what scale is it?

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    « Reply #108 on: 12/14/2013 03:01 PM »
    NASA's LADEE Satellite (fan model, not from any NASA documentation)  http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:154201/#files

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    « Reply #109 on: 12/15/2013 03:13 PM »
    Boeing 747-100 with NASA Spaceshuttle

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    Hi Prober,

    nice 3D printed model, what scale is it?



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    « Reply #110 on: 12/16/2013 12:41 AM »
    Boeing 747-100 with NASA Spaceshuttle

    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:172564/#files

    Hi Prober,

    nice 3D printed model, what scale is it?



    You forgot to answer my question, so much time should be.


    sorry thought I posted an answer.   No information was posted on the size the bad news.    The good news is that once you have a decent digital file and you have the skills you can size it for whatever size you may wish. ;)
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    « Reply #111 on: 01/19/2014 08:02 PM »
    Mars Curiosity Rover Wheel Assembly
    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:229631/#files


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    « Reply #112 on: 01/20/2014 01:55 PM »
    I have to admit. you 3-d guys do such great work.
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    « Reply #113 on: 01/21/2014 12:12 AM »
    SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1   http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:230070

    Note: for some reason two files are up on this and atm note sure the differences.  Do note that both sets do have iges and step files to import and add more features per your tastes  :)

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    « Reply #114 on: 01/21/2014 12:37 AM »
    Well, that would have saved me some trouble.  But the interstage/2nd stage connection looks more like V1.0.

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    « Reply #115 on: 01/21/2014 05:34 PM »
    Looks like someone did some rework of manboys design

    SpaceX Dragon Trunk with Cargo  http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:206943/#files


    All things SpaceX !http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:23317/#files
    SpaceX key ring   
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    « Reply #116 on: 01/21/2014 05:45 PM »
    SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1   http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:230070

    Note: for some reason two files are up on this and atm note sure the differences.  Do note that both sets do have iges and step files to import and add more features per your tastes  :)

    SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:230065

    There are some issues with that model.
    - the center engine is larger than the rest, they should all be the same size.
    - fittings are v1.0 rather than 1.1

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    « Reply #117 on: 01/21/2014 05:52 PM »
    SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1   http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:230070

    Note: for some reason two files are up on this and atm note sure the differences.  Do note that both sets do have iges and step files to import and add more features per your tastes  :)

    SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:230065

    There are some issues with that model.
    - the center engine is larger than the rest, they should all be the same size.
    - fittings are v1.0 rather than 1.1

    Yes, noticed that.   Either the person didn't do their proper research or its "artistic expression".    For me, if I wish to print that model the fix is easy....just print an extra smaller engine for the center.
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    « Reply #118 on: 01/26/2014 05:22 AM »
    SpaceX - Fractals Sculpture by @Dizingof - Dedicated to Elon Musk
    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:32976


    This sculpture is dedicated to Elon Musk - Founder of SpaceX and a visionary:
    wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/ff-elon-musk-qa/

    Few words about the sculpture:
    You can see a mighty Rocket launching with fire blasting in a Spherical shape.

    Design inspired by an Ancient Mayan "Airplane" and Nasca Vally drawings in Peru.

    Hi Prober,

    This model is no longer available or the link quit working.  I tried searching for it but had no luck.   Do you have it?
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    « Reply #119 on: 01/26/2014 06:39 PM »
    SpaceX - Fractals Sculpture by @Dizingof - Dedicated to Elon Musk
    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:32976


    This sculpture is dedicated to Elon Musk - Founder of SpaceX and a visionary:
    wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/ff-elon-musk-qa/

    Few words about the sculpture:
    You can see a mighty Rocket launching with fire blasting in a Spherical shape.

    Design inspired by an Ancient Mayan "Airplane" and Nasca Vally drawings in Peru.

    Hi Prober,

    This model is no longer available or the link quit working.  I tried searching for it but had no luck.   Do you have it?
    Thanks Dave

    Did a quick search for it Dave and didn't find a file.   Asking around a few friends to see if they have it.

     However I did find the new source.   The designer went from a free to a pay model.  http://www.ponoko.com/design-your-own/jewelry/space-pendant-fractals-jewelry-by-dizingof-8887    :(
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #120 on: 01/31/2014 08:23 PM »
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #121 on: 02/03/2014 07:28 AM »
    MER Mars rover rocker-bogie suspensions (the most difficult part to build in a rover model):
    http://www.sculpteo.com/en/design/mer-bogie-suspension-1/qGTjPrVv?basket=1&noclickredirect=1

    Pancam and antennas:
    http://www.sculpteo.com/en/design/pancam-1/36RVyoNo?basket=1&noclickredirect=1

    The remaining parts are just the body and the panels, which would cost a lot to print, but can easily be done in cardboard, so there isn't actually need to 3d-print them.

    I'm now working to tune the robotic arm to make it printable.

    The rocker-bogie has the minimum possible printable size: with this size, the "arms" are around 1 mm thick. I don't know the scale w.r.t. real size of the rover.


    Antennas (high and low gain) are join together to prevent low-gain from being lost due to its small size, they must be detached before mounting.

    Wheels can not rotate in this version.


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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #122 on: 02/03/2014 12:13 PM »
    Nice.  What scale are these?

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    « Reply #123 on: 02/04/2014 07:21 AM »
    As I said, I don't know, as I don't know real size of the rover.
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #124 on: 02/10/2014 09:45 PM »
    Bunch of company sponsored Chinese space program designs are available from Autodesk 123.

      http://www.123dapp.com/Project/Shenzhou-space-capsule/2073295

    Yes Jade rabbit also.
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    « Reply #125 on: 02/11/2014 04:22 PM »
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #126 on: 02/19/2014 11:10 AM »
    A number of 1/32 scale LM parts have been made available through Shapeways (just search for 'lunar module').  These include the bottom of the descent stage, descent engine bell, parts of the landing gear, and a few other small pieces.  Some are developed by Vincent Meens, who has legendary skills (his 1/24 scratch-built LM looks real).  Not all parts are made by him, so there may be fit issues, but if you have the urge to do a 1/32 LM, these might be for you.  (Note: there are also  parts from the 'contractor model,' different from the final version; read the descriptions carefully before buying!)

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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #127 on: 03/12/2014 06:15 PM »
    UPDATE to my post in the 3D printing space related under the Advanced.

    Yes I'm very excited by this game changing technology.   Printing 3D prints in full color.  The machine looks very much like a ink jet printer.

    http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/3161663433001/botobjects-ceo-and-cto-on-future-of-3d-printing/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+foxbusiness/video+(Internal+-+Video+-+Video)%23sp=show-clips#sp=show-clips

    http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=33141.60



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    « Reply #128 on: 05/31/2014 10:58 AM »
    Bumping this thread, hoping somebody out there is working on a Dragon v2!  That's one fine-looking beast.
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    « Reply #129 on: 06/10/2014 06:12 PM »
    I just received the 1/72 and 1/48 astronauts in shuttle EMUs available from Max Grueter on Shapeways.  The astros are exquisite.  There are two poses, one with feet apart for free-floating, and one with feet together as in a foot restraint.  The figures have SAFER units on the backpacks, with headlights of course.

    http://www.shapeways.com/designer/Max_Grueter?sort=newest

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    ps- if I am able to successfully convert the .3ds HST model from NASA into a printable form, I've got the 1/48 scale Diorama of Doom coming up!
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #130 on: 07/28/2014 04:25 PM »
    NASA Just Released an Entire Library of 3D Printable Models

    http://tinyurl.com/n75z8wd

    "All the files are in STL format and NASA is offering them as free downloads. Several of the objects have been divided in half to allow them to print without the need for support structures, and each model is no longer than 4 inches in any direction so they will easily fit within the build space of most home/desktop 3D printers. "

    "This is most likely only the beginning of NASA releasing 3D printable files, as they have a huge library of 3D models just waiting for conversion. "

    http://nasa3d.arc.nasa.gov/models
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    « Reply #131 on: 07/28/2014 05:07 PM »
    The page you linked to contains lots of 3D models that aren't necessarily printable. The printable models are on this page:
    http://nasa3d.arc.nasa.gov/models/printable

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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #132 on: 07/28/2014 06:16 PM »
    They are not ready-to-print:

    This .stl file was produced by scaling the original model and converting it directly to .stl format; it may not yet be ideal for printing. We welcome your feedback on your experience.

    There's a lot of work to do to make them printable.

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    « Reply #133 on: 07/30/2014 02:49 PM »
    A number of 1/32 scale LM parts have been made available through Shapeways (just search for 'lunar module').

    I have completed all parts for a 1/32 or 1/24 lunar module descent stage. You can find details on my instruction pages at http://spacemodels.nuxit.net/1-32%20LM/index.htm and parts in my shapeways shop (http://www.shapeways.com/shops/spacemodels?section=1%2F32+Lunar+Module&s=0. Below is a picture of my 1/32 descent stage besides an old 1/48 Revell descent stage.



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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #134 on: 07/30/2014 11:22 PM »
    The page you linked to contains lots of 3D models that aren't necessarily printable. The printable models are on this page:
    http://nasa3d.arc.nasa.gov/models/printable

    looks like some internal program is in the works at NASA as they put out a solicitation for several high end printers.  http://www.3dsystems.com/3d-printers/professional/projet-660pro

    Someone at KSC needs some expensive 3D printers ::)
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    « Reply #135 on: 08/01/2014 05:31 PM »
    Very Cool Vincent
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #136 on: 09/11/2014 10:18 PM »
    SpaceX - Fractals Sculpture by @Dizingof - Dedicated to Elon Musk
    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:32976


    This sculpture is dedicated to Elon Musk - Founder of SpaceX and a visionary:
    wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/ff-elon-musk-qa/

    Few words about the sculpture:
    You can see a mighty Rocket launching with fire blasting in a Spherical shape.

    Design inspired by an Ancient Mayan "Airplane" and Nasca Vally drawings in Peru.

    Hi Prober,

    This model is no longer available or the link quit working.  I tried searching for it but had no luck.   Do you have it?
    Thanks Dave

    This file is up again and FREE (atm)
    http://www.3dizingof.com/3D-Printing/shop/for-home-3d-printers/3d-printed-spacex-fractals-sculpture-by-dizingof/

    http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=29378.msg971669#msg971669
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    « Reply #137 on: 09/11/2014 10:39 PM »
    Made a nice find:  Bob Truax's Sea Dragon Rocket

    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:430055

    some history in the Intro worth a look see

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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #138 on: 12/10/2014 01:44 AM »
    Replica of the First Print in Space  http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:571726

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    « Reply #140 on: 12/26/2014 03:03 PM »
    New & important tool for 3D models Yeggi

    http://www.yeggi.com/


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    » online since April, 2013 - first mover, most extensive index

     http://reprap.org/wiki/Model_Databases and http://www.thingiverse.com/ https://cubehero.com/ http://onbook.com/ http://www.fabfabbers.com/models/ http://www.bld3r.com/ https://www.youmagine.com/ http://repables.com http://www.yeggi.com http://shapedo.com/ and is also (NSFW) http://makerlove.com/ http://dongiverse.com/ and is also http://reprap.org/wiki/Ircfactmodeldb
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #141 on: 02/18/2015 08:11 PM »
    Thanks for starting this thread!  My new Printrbot Simple Metal printer arrived just after Christmas, but I finally had time to put it together and start playing.   I'm working on a copy of @manboy's Dragon v1, very cool, and I'm also printing out the Buran that was linked earlier for my 2-yr old to play with (he is obsessed with rockets, wonder where that comes from?).  I like the exploded version of the Dragon, I'm expecting that my son will enjoy taking apart the trunk, capsule and solar panels.

    He's just discovered how staging works ("good bye fuel tank!") so I expect at some point I'm going to tweak some of the excellent SpaceX-related models to have separate stages that snap or slide together somehow, like the slide mechanism in the Buran.

    Anyone else have any favorite aerospace-related toys they've printed?

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    « Reply #142 on: 03/07/2015 03:22 PM »
    Thanks for starting this thread!  My new Printrbot Simple Metal printer arrived just after Christmas, but I finally had time to put it together and start playing.   I'm working on a copy of @manboy's Dragon v1, very cool, and I'm also printing out the Buran that was linked earlier for my 2-yr old to play with (he is obsessed with rockets, wonder where that comes from?).  I like the exploded version of the Dragon, I'm expecting that my son will enjoy taking apart the trunk, capsule and solar panels.

    He's just discovered how staging works ("good bye fuel tank!") so I expect at some point I'm going to tweak some of the excellent SpaceX-related models to have separate stages that snap or slide together somehow, like the slide mechanism in the Buran.

    Anyone else have any favorite aerospace-related toys they've printed?

    my favorites are not released yet :D
     

    Congrats and welcome to the new 3D printer world.   

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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #143 on: 05/15/2015 12:53 PM »
    SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1   http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:230070

    Note: for some reason two files are up on this and atm note sure the differences.  Do note that both sets do have iges and step files to import and add more features per your tastes  :)

    SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:230065
    Can you re upload this? I'd like to print it.
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    « Reply #144 on: 05/15/2015 08:21 PM »
    Anybody got a Dragon 2?  Sigh...
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    « Reply #145 on: 05/15/2015 08:35 PM »
    Anybody got a Dragon 2?  Sigh...
    I found this on thingiverse, does not have a trunk though
    Link:http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:505565
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    « Reply #147 on: 05/16/2015 02:23 AM »
    I've designed and printed a flying "pad abort" dragon 2.  Going to launch it this weekend, I'll post the files assuming it flies well.

    (Oh, and I made a "toy" variant with extra-thick nonbreakable fins and Velcro to hold the trunk to the capsule for my toddler to play with.)
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    « Reply #148 on: 05/26/2015 02:44 PM »
    Working mini msl curiosity model    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:835053


    It is not the real copy and its 'working!
     This rover controlled via Bluetooth from remote. You can watch the picture from WiFi camera. It has a gimbal for camera, arm and two headlights. And all six wheels are driven!
     Unfortunately, I am not ready yet to upload sources of hardware and software, but you can use my 3D-printed parts.

     Little more about my project in English http://3dprint.com/67428/3d-printed-curiosity-model/
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    « Reply #149 on: 08/11/2015 09:41 PM »
    Well done on the MSL model! Have to love functional replicas....

    Coming soon to the 3d printing world - the Bell Agena rocket motor in 1:20 scale to match the beautiful accurate models F-1

    This is a WIP - will post more when its done and I have the first ultra high res plastic print of it...

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    « Reply #150 on: 08/16/2015 02:59 AM »
    Recommendations / experiences on best value 3D printing services? Specifically, selective laser sintering in nylon.

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    « Reply #151 on: 08/16/2015 09:45 AM »
    I've had good experience with Shapeways. Haven't tried other services: the only ones I found were at least 30% more expensive, and quality from Shapeways was good enough that I didn't bother switching.

    At Shapeways, SLS nylon is known as "Strong & Flexible plastic"

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    « Reply #152 on: 10/20/2015 07:44 PM »
    Someone who I believe is on this forum just released a 3D printed Falcon 9 1.1. This model can be split into the falcons two stages, as the pictures show. (Pictures from the Thingiverse listing).
    Link: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1068541
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    « Reply #153 on: 11/06/2015 11:19 PM »
    An update to the post about the F9 3D print. I asked the author about the dimensions of his model, so he posted this image  :)
    « Last Edit: 11/06/2015 11:19 PM by DatUser14 »
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #154 on: 12/19/2015 06:06 PM »
    Not strictly 'real' space hardware, but the BIS Daedalus starship is now sitting in my study:

    https://www.shapeways.com/product/DGWAGSUKT/daedalus-spaceship?optionId=42526873&li=ostatus

    The image is a preview from Shapeways - no real difference compared with actual model!

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    « Reply #155 on: 01/18/2016 03:16 PM »
    Hi guys, me and my colleague are working on 3d printable model which as close as possible to actual Falcon 9 1.2

    We would like to print some models in both launch and landing configuration, are you aware of any blueprints with some size information so we can get it right?

    Thank you

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    « Reply #156 on: 01/18/2016 04:42 PM »
    There aren't any. I've looked long and hard, but in the end I had to make my models from photos.

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    « Reply #157 on: 02/17/2016 03:37 PM »
    There's another Falcon 9 on thingiverse, a bit one:
    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1218358

    The dimensions seem to be off, though -- much too short and stubby.

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    « Reply #158 on: 02/17/2016 03:40 PM »
    Here are the Falcon rockets I've made.  Not all 3d printed, though: most use traditional cardboard tube construction for the main body.

    The four items in the front left are toys for my son (two dragons, a stubby F9 where the stages attach with Velcro, and an ASDS).  The rest are flying models.

    The back left has a cutout for mounting a keychain video camera.  That nose section and tail fin section are 3d-printed.
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #159 on: 07/07/2016 10:21 PM »
    NASA Catalog of 3D Printable Models Continues to Grow, Now Includes Easy to Assemble Model Kits


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    « Reply #160 on: 07/20/2016 04:06 PM »

    Smithsonian debuts Neil Armstrong gloves on display, reveals Apollo 11 3D model


    http://www.collectspace.com/news/news-072016a-apollo11-anniversary-smithsonian-artifacts.html


    The Files are located here to download and print.
    http://3d.si.edu/apollo11cm/#downloads
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #161 on: 07/21/2016 08:59 PM »
    3D Model Produced by Autodesk and the Smithsonian Institution Lets You See Inside Apollo 11's Command Module


    https://3dprint.com/143123/autodesk-smithsonian-apollo/





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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #162 on: 07/22/2016 03:30 PM »
    This was awesome to look at, but I have one question, are you just sitting in one spot and looking around?  I was hoping I could go up into the docking tunnel, but I could not find a way to do it.

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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #163 on: 07/30/2016 06:32 PM »
    This was awesome to look at, but I have one question, are you just sitting in one spot and looking around?  I was hoping I could go up into the docking tunnel, but I could not find a way to do it.


    Links to the other site.....you can see up the docking tunnel but the hatch is closed


    http://3d.si.edu/apollo11cm/boxes/play-cm-ext-rc6-int-rc5/cm-interior.html
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #164 on: 07/30/2016 06:39 PM »
    Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things - Spaceships
    https://3dprint.com/144199/ten-3d-printable-spaceships/





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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #165 on: 08/13/2016 05:14 PM »
    This site just came across. Its a pay for design, but excellent work for display models.


     http://www.layertrove.com/design/space-shuttle-discovery


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    Downloads from LayerTrove: Make 3D Printing Disappointment a Thing of the Past—From the Space Shuttle to the Hulk

    https://3dprint.com/144616/layertrove-3d-printing-designs/
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #166 on: 09/12/2016 04:06 AM »
    Improved the Standard Cygnus model and made one for the Enhanced Cygnus.

    http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1765830
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #167 on: 02/26/2017 11:32 PM »
    I got my very own 3D printer last Friday, a Monoprice Select Mini, with (120mm)^3 printable volume.  The second model I put through it was a Crew Dragon I found on Thingiverse (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1802512), and it worked beautifully!  The picture was taken before any clean up.

    The model was made using PLA filament and was printed at 1/72 scale.  I have another copy printing right now.  A little primer and a bit of sanding, and she'll be ready to paint and will join my 1/72 "new space" collection.

    I also included a shot of the printer itself.  Overall, it's been a good experience.  This is really a starter printer, given the price and relatively small build volume, but I'm a starter, so, yeah.  The software they shipped with it is an old version of Cura for Windows, and I used it to slice the Crew Dragon; I tried the newest version (2.4) with another model, but had all kinds of settings problems, and ended up spending a couple of hours today chipping blobs of fused PLA from all around the printer nozzle.  The old version of Cura does work, so I'll just use that for a while.  I paid $199 (with free Prime shipping) on Amazon.  All in all, I'm very happy; the problems were my fault, not Monoprice's.  I bought (and used) some cleaning filament today, and have ordered a new build surface and some extra nozzles.

    I've built resin and styrene kits, plus lots of scratch builds, and have even molded and cast a model of my own.  It's going to be a treat to join the 3D printing revolution.  When I have time, I'll try to find a 3D modeling program so I can do complex shapes (and trusses, I hate trusses).  I'm looking forward to making models where parts are 3D printed, parts are done by hand.
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    Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
    « Reply #168 on: 04/19/2017 03:01 PM »
    There's a website where you can get a lot of 3d models based on Space ships.

    https://www.stlfinder.com/3dmodels/space-ships/

    Have fun in your 3d printing!!!

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