Leonard David writes about the use of 3D printing for maintaining space settlements: Made-in-Space Parts Could Become New Space Travel Norm – Additive Manufacturing – Space.com
Jeff Foust reports on hopes in the space science and astronomy communities that discoveries (Pluto’s moon) and successes (Curiosity survives reentry and landing) will result in more funding: Pluto, no. Mars, yes. Alien life, definitely – Space Politics.
Paul Spudis discusses the mysteries of the magnetized areas on the Moon: Bubble Bubble – Swirl and Trouble – The Once and Future Moon/Air & Space Mag.