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Winner of the 2024 Coolest Thing Made in Illinois

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Rosenberg Space Habitat

Winner of the 2023 Coolest Thing Made in Illinois

Chosen by voters from an initial field of almost 400 entries, Ingersoll Machine Tools’ Rosenberg Space Habitat has emerged the winner of the fourth annual “Makers Madness” contest, earning the title of The Coolest Thing Made in Illinois. The habitat is a 3D printed polymer structure printed by Ingersoll Machine Tools’ MasterPrint 3D printer, designed to house humans on the moon.

2024 Schedule

Nominations Accepted: February 14 – March 3
Nomination Voting: March 5 – 17
First Round (Top 16): March 19 – 24
Second Round (Top 8): March 26 – 31
Final Round (Top 4): April 2 – 7
Winner Announced: April 10