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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #20 on: 09/20/2012 06:57 PM »
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #21 on: 10/21/2012 11:41 PM »
Rocket Shot Glass
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #23 on: 11/04/2012 04:41 PM »
Going to put this one under Educational fun, teaching aid?

Rocket Engine Power !
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Scale Model Rocket Engine.

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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #26 on: 11/12/2012 12:29 PM »
What 3d printers are you guys using?
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #27 on: 11/12/2012 04:19 PM »
I kind of quickly threw something together.

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

welcome to the new world of 3D printing !
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #29 on: 11/13/2012 07:46 AM »
Added a few things to the model
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« Reply #31 on: 11/13/2012 12:21 PM »
Solar arrays are now rotatable and trunk is removable. 
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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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Re: Available Space 3D “printable” models
« 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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