[PHOTO] NASA email a wrench to astronaut in space!
15th January 2015
An astronaut in the International Space Station would normally have to wait months to receive any emergency supplies that don't already reside aboard their spacecraft. However astronaut, Barry "Butch" Wilmore, couldn't wait. When repairs were needed on the shuttle he was without the correct tools to complete his work, so NASA being NASA managed to email him a wrench!
With the use of 3D Printing, NASA's designers used CAD (Computer-Aided Design) to construct the tool and then emailed it to the operative thousands of miles away...genius!
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