It's true, fact is stranger than fiction.
This amazing story comes by way of Jacqueline Howard over at The Huffington Post.
As if planning to build a moon base weren't enough, the European Space Agency may try to do it with 3D printing.Read the rest here: ESA Moon Base Plan Could Use 3D Printing & Lunar Soil (PHOTOS)
"Printing" a building out of layers of lunar soil could be much easier and cheaper than bringing the whole structure from earth. And there's even a printer that can do the job -- a device known as the D-Shape, produced by London-based company Monolite UK. It hasn't used real lunar soil yet, but tests with similar mixtures have been successful.