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Space and Science BS Thread

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Monster Coma, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. Feb 21, 2021 at 5:00 PM
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    2008taco

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  2. Feb 21, 2021 at 5:06 PM
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    Okay. The ones they offered us print 304 SST that they said is "just as hard as a machined part". :notsure:

    I figured there was snake-oil involved, but who knows anymore.
     
  3. Feb 21, 2021 at 5:16 PM
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    Salesman terms. Yes it is genuine 304stainless. It will be just as hard when finished. It will not be just as strong. It will be comparable to a cast part. A machined part will have a bit more flex before it breaks. 3D printing however will allow you to make parts that are impossible to be machined.
     
  4. Feb 21, 2021 at 5:26 PM
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    :rofl:

    that took me by surprise. :D
     
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  5. Feb 21, 2021 at 5:34 PM
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    Eventually I want to do lightsabers with rgb strips, and a deathstar with some fiberoptic rods and high powered leds to shoot into a mouth. Too many planned projects, not enough time, money, and skills.

    https://youtu.be/7yj5TENEu8U?t=125
     
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  6. Feb 21, 2021 at 5:47 PM
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    The HomerTaco from 27 years ago would be a huge fan. ;)
     
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  7. Feb 21, 2021 at 6:28 PM
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    Perseverance has 11 parts made using 3d printing, 5 of them are in the Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry (PIXL), the lunchbox-size device will help the rover seek out signs of fossilized microbial life by shooting X-ray beams at rock surfaces to analyze them and 6 other 3D-printed parts can be found in an instrument called the Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment, or MOXIE. This device will test technology that, in the future, could produce industrial quantities of oxygen to create rocket propellant on Mars, helping astronauts launch back to Earth.

    Taken from this NASA article: https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8778/nasas-perseverance-rover-bringing-3d-printed-metal-parts-to-mars/
     
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  8. Feb 21, 2021 at 6:51 PM
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    If you are like me, waiting for our drug dealer (NASA) to release more high-resolution color images and video, this may lessen your cravings until our next fix, here are more details on how Ingenuity will be deployed before its first flight attempt.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5ehz7pHprk
     
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    Sintered parts, otoh...
     
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    Oh yeah, Direct Metal Laser Sintering is legit. I believe the cheapest on the market right now starts at a cool quarter million, but if i had that in the bank doing nothing... it would be on the list. And that list of toys I wish I could afford is LOOOONGG.
     
  11. Feb 22, 2021 at 9:54 AM
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    I hope they can live up to that hype. I don't entirely believe the forces arrayed against him but I would think network saturation is a real threat. Maybe they'll artificially limit supply of kits to manage speeds?
     
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    About time, as a taxpayer I want those f*ing pictures, now!
     
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