NASA ‘emailed’ a wrench to space for the first time

But this is the first time it has printed a specially-designed tool on-demand, which is exactly the kind of work its designers hoped it would do.
“The socket wrench we just manufactured is the first object we designed on the ground and sent digitally to space, on the fly,” Made In Space founder Mike Chen wrote on Medium. “This is the first time we’ve ever “emailed” hardware to space.”


via NASA just ‘emailed’ a wrench to space for the first time – The Washington Post.