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3D Planetary Printing

Welcome to the Northeast Planetary Data Center's 3D Model Repository, part of a network of Regional Planetary Image Facilities. Here we are generating a collection of 3D models of terrestrial and extraterrestrial landscapes, shapes and features as well as models of spacecraft and technology. All are related to the exploration of terrestrial and planetary surfaces derived from a variety of data formats ranging from RADAR to photographs.

All models are in stereolithography (.stl) format and have been tested for printability on a variety of FDM (melted filament-type) and additive resin printers. To download the model, please right click on the image or filename (Windows) or "control" click (Mac) and save it to an appropriate local folder on your machine. These models are offered under the Creative Commons license and are free for non-commercial use. If presenting in a public forum, please credit the Northeast Planetary Data Center, Providence, Rhode Island.


Asteroids

Castalia
AsteroidCastalia.stl
Kleopatra
AsteroidKleopatra.stl
Mithra
AsteroidMithra.stl
Toutatis
AsteroidToutatis.stl

 

Ceres

Ceres
AsteroidCeres.stl

 

Comets

Hartley (shape model)
CometHartleyshapemodel.stl
Tempel (shape model)
CometTempelshapemodel.stl

 

Earth

Manicouagan Crater
Quebec, Canada (~2.5x ve)
EarthManicouaganCrater.stl

Meteor Crater
Arizona, USA (~3.5x ve)
EarthMeteorCraterarea.stl

 

Europa

Europa
EuropaGlobe.stl

 

Mars

Tharsis region of Mars 
~6X vertical exaggeration
MarsTharsisRegion6xv.stl
16230K
Westernmost region of
Valles Marineris
~2X vertical exaggeration
VMarineris1.stl
23543K
Central region of Valles Marineris
~2X vertical exaggeration
VMarineris2.stl
23400K
Easternmost region of
Valles Marineris
~2X vertical exaggeration    VMarineris3.stl                 
23304K

Mars Exploration Rover
Spirit Landing Site at Gusev Crater
MarsDTMSpiritSiteGusev.stl
76.7mb

Scalloped Depressions
in Utopia Planitia
MarsDTMDepressionsUPlanitia.stl
60.8mb

Nili Fossae
MarsNilifossae.stl
34.1mb
Mawrth Vallis
MarsMawrthVallis.stl
25.6mb
Holden crater
MarsHoldencrater.stl
30.1mb

Inverted Riverbed in Gale Crater
MarsDTMInvertedRiverbedGale.stl
51.5mb

Potential MSL Landing Site
in Eberswalde Crater
MarsDTMEberswaldedtm.stl
38.2mb

Herschel Crater Dunes
Change Detection
MarsDTMHerschelCraterDunes.stl
64.7mb

Fresh double ejecta crater
in the northern plains
MarsDTMDoubleejectacrater.stl
50.5mb

Olympus Mons
olymposmonsplains2.stl
4.5X vertical exaggeration
26.1mb

Vallis Marineris to Themis region arc
MarsarchollowVM.stl

MSL landing site in Gale Crater
MarsDTMMSLlandingsite.stl

Viking 1 landing site
MarsDTMViking1.stl

Gale Crater central region
MarsGaleCratercentral.stl
~3.5x va

Holden Crater "fan" area
MarsHoldenCraterareafan.stl
~2.5x va

Mutch Crater
MarsMutchcrater.stl
~2.5x va

Phobos and Deimos
PhobosDeimos.stl

 

Mercury

Mercury
(~10x ve)
MercuryGlobe.stl

 

Mimas

Mimas
MimasGlobe.stl

 

Moon

Aristarchus region
3X vertical exaggeration   Aristarchusregionmoon3x v.stl    
6340K
Copernicus crater
3X vertical exaggeration   Copernicuscrater3Xv.stl         
27125K
Gassendi crater
3X vertical exaggeration   Gassendicrater3xv.stl           
29039K

Tycho crater
4X verical exaggeration
Tychocrater4xV.stl
16.8mb

Aristarchus region
MoonAristarchusregion.stl
~3x va

 

Sun

Sunspot
(magnetic field strength)
Solsunspotsmagnetic.stl

 

Tethys

Tethys
TethysGlobe.stl

 

Titan

Huygens lander
from Cassini probe
ShipHuygensprobe.stl
Titan Globe
(chimeric globe from multiple data types)
TitanGlobe.stl
Huygens landing site river channels
TitanHuygenslandingriverchannels.stl
Huygens landing site
TitanHuygenslandingzone.stl
island in Sea of Kraken
TitanlargeislandSeaofKraken.stl

 

Venus

Venus
(~20x ve)
from Magellan radar
VenusGlobe.stl