BigRep 3D printers were used on the set of “First Man”

One of the latest blockbuster hits to be bolstered by the use of 3D printing is First Man, the renowned Steven Spielberg-produced biographical drama that tells the groundbreaking story of astronaut Neil Armstrong. In order to create a historically accurate scale replica of the famous Apollo 11 capsule, along with other crucial props, the production team turned to the German-based large-format 3D printing gurus at BigRep. Using the company’s flagship BigRep ONE 3D printer and a specific slicing software, the First Man production team was able to produce the entire replica of the capsule in less than six months. Read more here.