This 3D printer pizza, printed out by a machine designed by engineer Anjan Contractor, is the first test for what could be the new way to make food for astronauts on long missions in the future. Rather than eating from tubes and vacuum sealed packages, a 3D printer could instead simultaneously print out and cook meals for astronauts.
The printer prints the pizza in ‘blocks’—a block of dough followed by a block of sauce and a block of cheese—to create a square-shaped personal pizza. This 3D-printed pizza has cartridges that are intended to last thirty years. Though still in the early stages of production, this 3D printed pizza could pave the way for massive changes in food production.
More Stats +/-
Pizza Slice Paper Plates
Pop-Art Pizza Portraits
Deliciously Inventive Pizza Art
Mathematically Perfect Pizzas
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.