Relativity Space achieved their milestone this week, sort of.
3D Printing Rockets: Relativity Space is About to Reach a Historic Milestone
If you’ve been paying attention, we almost hit a major milestone in 3D printing this past weekend.
New Frontier Aerospace’s Hypersonic Aircraft: Powered by Metal 3D Printing
Metal 3D printing is at the heart of New Frontier Aerospace’s plans.
3D Printing Industry Set to Take Off with Relativity Space’s Milestone Launch
Relativity Space is nearing a key milestone, and so is 3D printing.
3D Printing Implications of the L3Harris Technologies Acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi believe recent corporate moves could boost 3D printing usage.
Design of the Week: Copper Aerospike Rocket Engine
This week’s selection is the astonishing Aerospike rocket engine by Hyperganic.
A Different Way To 3D Print Rockets
Firehawk Aerospace is 3D printing rockets, but not in the way you might think.
Space Startups and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at some of the many space startups now leveraging metal 3D printing.
Design of the Week: 3D Printed Falcon 9 Rocket
This week’s selection is the 3D Printed Falcon 9 Rocket by T-Zero Systems.
The Most Complex 3D Printed Part Ever?
Hyperganic may have produced the most complex model ever 3D printed, a revolutionary aerospace engine.
3D Printed Copper Rocket Engine Tested Successfully
Launcher has successfully tested a unique 3D printed copper rocket engine.
NASA’s 3D Printed Metal Alloy Breakthrough
NASA announced the development of a powerful new metal alloy that will be of specific interest by the aerospace sector.
Using 3D Printed Catalysts To Power Rocket Engines
A PhD student in New Zealand is 3D printing catalysts to enable use of safer rocket propellants.
Launcher Taps VELO3D and Ansys to 3D Print Rocket Engine Components
Rocket company Launcher has teamed up with 3D printer VELO3D and simulation software provider Ansys to overhaul the design and manufacture of its liquid oxygen (LOX) turbopump, a critical component of the company’s E-2 rocket engine.
Relativity Space Reveals Fully 3D Printed Reusable Rocket
Relativity Space revealed Terran R, their fully 3D printed reusable rocket.
AMCM Provides Another Rocket-Building Large Format Metal 3D Printer
Rocket startup Launcher has acquired a massive custom-designed metal 3D printer from AMCM.
Relativity Space Announces Massive 3D Printed Booster
Aerospace startup Relativity Space announced plans to develop a massive rocket booster that would be entirely 3D printed.
Orbex Buys “Largest Industrial 3D Printer”
Orbex has commissioned what will apparently be the largest industrial 3D printer in Europe.
Ursa Major Technologies Applies 3D Printing To Rocket Engines
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider out-of-this-world opportunities for 3D printing.
Relativity Space Raises A Half Billion!
Rocket-maker Relativity Space is about to collect a whopping US$500M in a Series D raise.
NASA Looks To Large-Scale 3D Printing For The Future Of Rocket Engines
As NASA continues to ramp up its work to explore space, 3D printing is taking its place among the stars — or at least the rockets that will get us there.
SpaceX And ULA Rocket Contracts Take Off With 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding explores rocket-related 3D printing contracts.
6K Additive Makes Some Big Moves
6K Additive has commissioned their first units and at the same time has landed a sustainable client.
Relativity Space Scores Another 3D Printed Rocket Client
Big news: rocket startup Relativity Space has signed a deal with their fifth launch client, Iridium.
SpaceX Triggers Increased Use Of 3D Printing?
I’m seeing another reason companies will increase their adoption of 3D printing, and this time it’s at the top end of a rocket.
Rocket Crafters Tests STAR-3D 3D Printed Rocket Engine
Rocket Crafters has concluded testing of their revolutionary 3D printed hybrid rocket engine.
3D Printed Rocket Engine Serves as Proof of Concept
Hyperganic 3D printed a rocket engine prototype that was designed using an Excel spreadsheet and a novel algorithm.
Scottish Startup 3D Prints Eco Rocket Engine
A Scottish aerospace startup shows how to leverage metal 3D printing to enable development of an unprecedented rocket engine.
3D Printed Rockets Taking Off: $140M For Relativity Space
Relativity Space announced a major funding round, bringing its fully 3D printed rockets closer to an out-of-this-world reality.
3D Printed Rocket Manufacturer Gets First Customer
Can a rocket be entirely 3D printed? We will soon find out as Relativity Space gains their first customer, Momentus.
SpaceX’s SX 500 Superalloy Passes a Big Test
What can superalloys do on a 3D printer? They can take us to the stars.
Good News: 3D Print Technology In The Clear After SpaceX Incident
Is 3D print technology to blame for the SpaceX anomaly? It turns out no, and that portends a bright future for metal additive manufacturing in aerospace.
Relativity Space Spends US$59M On Massive 3D Printer Farm
Relativity Space has signed a deal with NASA to develop a rocket-printing factory.
NASA Tests Composite Overwrap 3D Printed Rocket Thruster
NASA has successfully tested an unusual rocket thruster made with 3D printing and a composite overwrap.
The Best Number Of Components Is One
Orbex revealed their new 3D printed rocket engine.
How To 3D Print A Rocket, No, For Real
A new video explains the secrets of 3D printing rocket engines.
The Coming Increase in Specialized 3D Print Firms
Recently we’ve seen several new companies emerge whose purpose it is to leverage 3D printing technology.
Space Launch Firms Utilize 3D Printing for Stellar Results
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi of R&D Tax Savers discuss the use of 3D printing in space launches.
Rocket Lab Successfully Launches First NASA Mission with 3D-Printed Rocket
3D printing space transport company Rocket Lab has launched its first mission for NASA.