This Native American student has embraced 3D printing and hopes to become an astronaut

January 9, 2017 - 7:11am
Working within the 3D printing industry, it is always inspiring to see ambitious and innovative people who are helping to push technology forwards in an effort to improve the world. 28-year-old Matilda Brooks is without a doubt one of those people. A member of California’s Yurok Tribe and a senior at the Northwest Indian College (NWIC) on the Lummi Reservation in Washington, Brooks has a dream of becoming the first federally recognized Native American woman to go into space.

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