Student Winners 3D Space Printing

Sydney Vernon of Bellevue, Washington during her finalist interview with Astronaut Reid Weisman. (Credit:  Adrienne Gifford)
Sydney Vernon of Bellevue, Washington during her finalist interview with Astronaut Reid Weisman. (Credit:
Adrienne Gifford)

WASHINGTON (NASA PR) — After three months of designing and modeling, a panel of judges from NASA, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Foundation (ASME) and Made In Space Inc. have selected the winners of the Future Engineers 3-D Printing in Space Tool Challenge.

The winner from the Teen Group (ages 13-19) is a Multipurpose Precision Maintenance Tool that Robert Hillan of Enterprise, Alabama, designed. The winner of the Junior Group (ages 5-12) is a Space Planter that Sydney Vernon from Bellevue, Washington, designed.

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