MakerBot launches challenge for aerospace engineers, students

By Laura Devaney
June 2nd, 2015

Challenge taps GrabCAD’s 2 million members to rethink the research satellite

engineers-challengeA growing number of aerospace companies are embracing 3D printing as they transform how they prototype and manufacture.

To support innovation in aerospace engineering, Stratasys, a global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, and its subsidiary MakerBot, announced the CubeSat Challenge on GrabCAD, home to a community of mechanical engineers.

The CubeSat Challenge invites the GrabCAD community to use 3D printing to rethink the CubeSat, a standard small research satellite built by universities, aerospace startups and independent makers around the world.

(Next page: Challenge details)

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