EDWARDS AFB — The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base’s new TechEd High School Makerspace is a 21st century workshop where high school students can create interesting projects with 3D printers and 3D design software, a laser cutter, electrical engineering software, and other tools.
Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert, 412th Test Wing Commander, celebrated the new makerspace during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday morning at building 7210, site of the makerspace, at Edwards.
“To me, this is a rightful investment in our youth community here on Edwards, as well as anybody that is base affiliated,” Teichert said.
The Department of Defense paid for the facility, which cost about $10,000.
“I think it’s massively important for our community, but I think it’s a template for what we could do DOD-wide at every single base in the DOD,”…