Photos: The 3D printed moon base of the future

A 3D printed moon base

The European Space Agency has been talking about 3D printing a moon base since last year. It's always been a distant thought. But recently, in partnership with Foster+Partners architectural firm, the ESA released a video showing how they could conceptualize the lunar base.

Image: ESA

By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.