3D Printing

Here's how researchers are 3D printing sensors for satellites

MIT scientists have created the first digitally manufactured plasma sensors. Image: Unsplash/SpaceX

Adam Zewe

Writer, MIT News Office

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image of a 3D-printed plasma sensor for orbiting spacecraft that works just as well as much more expensive, semiconductor sensors.
A 3D-printed plasma sensor for orbiting spacecraft that works just as well as much more expensive, semiconductor sensors. Image: Figure courtesy of the researchers and edited by MIT News

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