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Jul 23, 2019

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to launch 3D printer that could one day print human organs from space

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, biotech/medical, space travel

For Kenneth Church, sending a 3D printer that could one day print viable human organs to the International Space Station was a personal decision.

Church’s daughter, Kendie Hope, suffered from a diaphragmatic hernia when she was little that prevented her right lung from growing.

“It turned out that my kid shouldn’t have lived,” Church, who is the CEO of nScrypt — an Orlando-based manufacturer that sells 3D printing equipment, said.

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