Success: 3D Bioprinter in Space Prints With Human Heart Cells

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Success: 3D Bioprinter in Space Prints With Human Heart Cells

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir aboard the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory working with the privately owned 3D BioFabrication Facility (BFF). Operated by Techshot Inc., the BFF successfully printed with several types of human heart cells in space last month. A SpaceX cargo spacecraft splashes down this week with samples from the experiment. Photo courtesy of NASA
NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir aboard the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory preparing privately owned Techshot Tissue Cassettes, containing samples 3D bioprinted in space, for their return to Earth inside a SpaceX capsule. Photo courtesy of NASA

Success: 3D Bioprinter in Space Prints With Human Heart Cells

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir aboard the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory working with the privately owned 3D BioFabrication Facility (BFF). Operated by Techshot Inc., the BFF successfully printed with several types of human heart cells in space last month. A SpaceX cargo spacecraft splashes down this week with samples from the experiment. Photo courtesy of NASA
NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir aboard the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory preparing privately owned Techshot Tissue Cassettes, containing samples 3D bioprinted in space, for their return to Earth inside a SpaceX capsule. Photo courtesy of NASA
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