Gale Crater 3D Model

NASA has a resource page (Beta) of 3D printing models available. Along with models of spacecraft and asteroids, there are some topographical maps of planetary features.

At MCC’s Fab Lab, I was able to have a model of the Gale Crater on Mars printed.


I wanted it printed in white so I could try to paint it to look more realistic.

I used plain acrylic paints and it worked better than I anticipated.

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