Behind the Scenes with 3-D Printing

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Duration: 1 minute, 50 seconds

Printing Hubble imagery in 3-D is not a turn-key operation. 3-D printers aren't designed to make the intricate curves that celestial objects all have. It took some out-of-the-box thinking for the STScI team to bring the universe to the visually impaired.


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Announcements, Astronomical, Hubble Telescope, Illustrative, Interview

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Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Estacion (STScI)

Publication: January 7, 2014


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