I spotted evidence of an unusual construction 3D print taking place that might involve SpaceX.
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If you think 3D printing mechanical parts is tricky, try making parts for space applications.
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 3D Printed Falcon 9 Rocket by T-Zero Systems.
This week’s selection is the set of Starship 3D models by Yoan Soilen.
This week’s selection is the Crew Dragon – M3 by MoreThan3D.
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 Radio Controlled SpaceX Starship Belly Flop by Nicholas Rehm.
Charles R. Goulding explores rocket-related 3D printing contracts.
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.
This week’s selection is “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future” by Ashlee Vance.
What can superalloys do on a 3D printer? They can take us to the stars.
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.
A catastrophic incident destroyed a SpaceX Dragon 2 capsule, and it might have been caused by 3D printing.
This week’s selection is the highly appropriate Starman 3D model by Thingiverse contributor Stephen Graybill, a.k.a Oranhunter.
SpaceX’s Elon Musk executed an “Ask Me Anything” session this week on Reddit, and revealed something interesting about their 3D printing use.