Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi review a webinar focusing on use of additive manufacturing in space applications.
Firehawk Aerospace is 3D printing rockets, but not in the way you might think.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at some of the many space startups now leveraging metal 3D printing.
This week’s selection is the TG89 Cube by Bart Smits.
Anisoprint signed a deal with Nanoracks to develop a space-based continuous carbon fiber 3D printing capability.
This week’s selection is the set of Starship 3D models by Yoan Soilen.
Launcher has successfully tested a unique 3D printed copper rocket engine.
NASA announced the development of a powerful new metal alloy that will be of specific interest by the aerospace sector.
The European Space Agency has significant interest in space-based 3D printing, now with yet another project launched.
There’s yet another 3D printer destined for the International Space Station, this time a metal 3D printer.
BEEVERYCREATIVE announced they have completed building the first prototype of their new space-based continuous 3D printer.
A PhD student in New Zealand is 3D printing catalysts to enable use of safer rocket propellants.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how buildings could be 3D printed on another planet.
A curious scientific discovery could lead to a 3D printed space vehicle using warp drive, according to a recent announcement.
The 18-month collaboration seeks to develop and test Incus’ LMM 3D printing capabilities for spare parts manufacturing on lunar bases.
Blue Origin announced plans for a new space station, but the plan also includes a 3D printing system.
A 3D printed electrical circuit by Zortrax is set to take off on a unique wooden satellite.
I’m looking at a new project by Anisoprint where parts for a proposed lunar rover were produced.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at two different equipment manufacturers and how they use 3D printing technology.
This week’s selection is the Crew Dragon – M3 by MoreThan3D.
Last week Creality announced the “Space Robotics Project”, a venture intended to stimulate the minds of Brazilian schoolchildren.
A new scientific 3D print application demonstrates the value of data in 3D printing.
MX3D has 3D printed a prototype metal lunar habitat floor for ESA.
AON3D announced a major new investment and a partnership on a lunar project.
Another company announced intentions to produce a space-based 3D printer: Fabrisonic.
NASA is looking for volunteers to inhabit a 3D printed Martian home.
NASA has a new project to 3D print regolith.
Varda Space Industries raised US$42M to help build their space-based manufacturing platform.
Relativity Space revealed Terran R, their fully 3D printed reusable rocket.
Rocket startup Launcher has acquired a massive custom-designed metal 3D printer from AMCM.
Researchers have done something no one has done before: 3D printing “living” leaves.
A prototype lunar landing pad has been designed by students and 3D printed by ICON.
Charles R. Goulding and Adam Friedman consider how 3D printing fits into space-focused investment activity.
Nano Dimension partnered with L3Harris to produce a 3D printed circuit board that is currently in orbit.
A partly 3D printed research satellite will test the envelope of 3D printed technology.
The European Space Agency is developing a new 3D printer capable of producing objects of “infinite” length, and it might use a new design suitable for belt 3D printers.
This week’s selection is the Mars 2020 Rover Perseverance by NASA.
If you’ve ever wondered why some keep trying to 3D print objects in space, I have a video for you.
Aerospace startup Relativity Space announced plans to develop a massive rocket booster that would be entirely 3D printed.
This week’s selection is the incredible 1:100 Scale International Space Station print by Redditor gnome_skillet.
Orbex has commissioned what will apparently be the largest industrial 3D printer in Europe.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider out-of-this-world opportunities for 3D printing.
I’m reading one of MakerBot’s recent case studies, and had a thought about how the company has changed.
Rocket-maker Relativity Space is about to collect a whopping US$500M in a Series D raise.
Relativity Space has landed a major client, Lockheed.
NASA has revealed their use of 3D printed parts on the Perseverance rover, currently en route to the planet Mars.
Zortrax worked with the European Space Agency to successfully 3D print and test a conductive high-temperature material.
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.
3D printing in space remains an intriguing proposition for the European Space Agency, which continues to examine native materials for extraterrestrial building opportunities.
Another 3D printing technology will soon be aboard the International Space Station as Made In Space is set to launch SLA into space for the first time.
Charles R. Goulding explores rocket-related 3D printing contracts.
6K Additive has commissioned their first units and at the same time has landed a sustainable client.
Big news: rocket startup Relativity Space has signed a deal with their fifth launch client, Iridium.
Manufacturing in space is reshaping in a series of acquisitions.
A new 3D printed part being used on the International Space Station could open up new worlds of 3D printing applications.
Rocket Crafters has concluded testing of their revolutionary 3D printed hybrid rocket engine.
The US may no longer the sole 3D printer operator in space, as China has demonstrated what appears to be a functioning 3D printer on their most recent mission.
Relativity Space is currently working on its first rocket, the Terran 1, 3D printed with its own robotic printer, the Stargate.
Cosmonauts are attempting to 3D print bone tissue using a bioprinter on the space station.
Could 3D printing strategies overcome supply chain challenges? It seems that one company has done exactly that.
Hyperganic 3D printed a rocket engine prototype that was designed using an Excel spreadsheet and a novel algorithm.
Years of experimentation are leading to affirmation: 3D printing in space, for in-space use, is looking viable.
A Scottish aerospace startup shows how to leverage metal 3D printing to enable development of an unprecedented rocket engine.
Some thoughts about in-space manufacturing suggest a slightly different view of what digital inventory projects could or could not achieve on the ground.
Why limit recycling to Earth when you can do it in outer space too?
Dr. Michaelyn Thomas is the Head of Affordability at Virgin Orbit in Long Beach, California.
It has now been demonstrated it’s possible to 3D print spacecraft parts in thermoplastic thanks to an experiment by CRP Technology.
Relativity Space announced a major funding round, bringing its fully 3D printed rockets closer to an out-of-this-world reality.
Can a rocket be entirely 3D printed? We will soon find out as Relativity Space gains their first customer, Momentus.
Want to stay in a space habitat? One 3D printed space habitat is being offered to the public for short stays, but it’s located on Earth.
What can superalloys do on a 3D printer? They can take us to the stars.
3D printing has the potential to transform numerous industries. From medicine to automotive, many sectors have felt the benefits of this technology and what it can do.
Focus is on Australia as GE Additive has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the New South Wales Government to bring industrial 3D printing capabilities to the new Aerotropolis project.
Want a 3D printed telescope? The TelescopePrime project is parametric, inexpensive, powered by Raspberry Pi and can take pictures of the universe.
This week a bioprinter will be launched to the International Space Station to test 3D printing organs and tissue. Find out why this could be important in the future.
Celebrating 50 years since Apollo 11? Consider 3D printing this amazing 3D model of an actual footprint on the moon made by Buzz Aldrin in 1969.
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.
Could gigantic habitats be built in space? Made In Space’s Archinaut 3D printer is to demonstrate how to 3D print metal structures in orbit very soon.
The Smithsonian Institution is 3D printing life-size copies of Neil Armstrong.
Charles Goulding and Liam Nixon of R&D Tax Savers look at the relationship between the U.S. and Japan as it relates to 3D printing.
Relativity Space has signed a deal with NASA to develop a rocket-printing factory.
This week’s selection is the RADARSAT Constellation by the Canadian Space Agency.
NASA’s four-year 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge has announced its top prizes.
This week’s selection is “Additive Manufacturing for the Aerospace Industry” by Francis H. Froes and Rodney Boyer.
A catastrophic incident destroyed a SpaceX Dragon 2 capsule, and it might have been caused by 3D printing.
NASA has successfully tested an unusual rocket thruster made with 3D printing and a composite overwrap.
NASA announced three finalists for their ongoing “3D-Printed Habitat Challenge”.
Orbex revealed their new 3D printed rocket engine.
A new video explains the secrets of 3D printing rocket engines.
Recently we’ve seen several new companies emerge whose purpose it is to leverage 3D printing technology.
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi of R&D Tax Savers discuss the use of 3D printing in space launches.
3D printing space transport company Rocket Lab has launched its first mission for NASA.
NASA’s International Space Station is currently exploring the benefits of A.I.
I’m reading a piece in the Durango Herald discussing a rocketry startup that’s using 3D printing.
This week’s selection is the Solar System Mini Set by AstroReality.