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6K Partners with Relativity Space, Commissions UniMelt to Transform Sustainability in Metal 3D Printing

On the heels of their recent announcement of commissioning the first two commercial UniMelt systems for sustainable production of additive manufacturing (AM) powders, 6K has now partnered with Relativity Space…

Relativity Secures a New Launch Site in California for 3D Printed Rockets

A new launch site facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California will be Relativity Space‘s latest adoption to its growing portfolio of infrastructure partnerships. With this new addition,…

NASA Wants Aerojet Rocketdyne to Make More Rocket Engines with 3D Printed Parts

On its first launch, NASA‘s uncrewed Space Launch System (SLS) mega-rocket will go on a trip around the Moon as part of the initial test flight for the Artemis 1…

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Relativity Space Preparing for Next Year’s Rocket Launch with New VP and Verified 3D Printing Tech

In the last few years, there has been excitement for the new race to the moon. But as deadlines for rocket launches and crewed missions get closer, space companies begin…

Long Beach: The New Site for Relativity Space’s 3D Printed Rockets

Commercial space companies are looking to get their technology to orbit. This decade could mark a big shift in the race for space domination, with a few big names taking…

Relativity Space Closes $140 Million in Series C Funding, Led by Bond and Tribe Capital

Relativity Space is making headway with its 3D printed rockets. As they continue on their path to build the world’s most unique factory and satellite launch service, Relativity Space announces…

Momentus–Relativity Space Agreement Will Lead to Multiple Launches for First 3D Printed Rocket

Relativity Space, headquartered in Los Angeles, continues to forge ahead within the 3D printing and additive manufacturing realm—but even more so, within the aerospace industry. Now, they have announced a…

3D Printed Rocket Company Relativity Signs Agreement with Satellite Rideshare Provider Spaceflight

Venture-backed Relativity has been busily disrupting the aerospace industry for the last four years with its 3D printed rockets. Based in Los Angeles, the autonomous rocket factory and launch services leader…

Relativity Partners with mu Space, with Plans to Launch 3D Printed Terran 1 Rocket into Low Earth Orbit

3D printed rocket manufacturer Relativity Space, based in Los Angeles and backed by VC funding, signed its first public, multi-year commercial contract with satellite services vendor Telesat earlier this month. Now…

Launcher & AMCM Develop Largest Known 3D Printed DMLS Rocket Engine Part

Launcher and AMCM have just announced successful production of a large single-part 3D printed rocket, now available for direct purchase from aerospace companies. The E-2 liquid rocket engine chamber was…

Rocket Lab Successfully Launches First Mission for NASA

Rocket Lab’s year has been bookended nicely with successful launches. The startup, which uses 3D printing for its rockets’ primary components, including the engine, launched its second rocket and reached…

Zero 2 Infinity Gets Ready to Blast Off with 3D Printed Rocket Engine

3D printing and other advanced technologies are making many things more accessible, and one of those is outer space. Companies such as Zero 2 Infinity are offering average people the opportunity…

Relativity Space Takes Inexpensive Rockets to New Level with Giant Stargate 3D Printer

Launching a rocket is not cheap; right now, the cost is about $100 million. Within four years, Relativity Space wants to bring that price down to $10 million. How are…

First Time 3D Printing User Creates Highly Detailed Models of SpaceX Rockets with Form 2 3D Printer

These days, it seems like nearly every part and component found on a rocket bound for space is 3D printed, from the thrust chamber assembly of an engine and rocket engine…

Tripodmaker Sends 3D Printed Beloved Belgian Comic Book Rocket to the Stratosphere to Celebrate New 3D Printer Launch

3D printed rockets seem to be all the rage now: aviation students from Inholland University perfected their 3D printed rockets with the help of an Ultimaker 2+, and CubeCab wants…

Inholland University Aviation Students Use the Ultimaker 2+ to Perfect 3D Printed Rockets

3D printing offers a wide range of benefits, from the production of lightweight and quality parts to speed, affordability, and the opportunity to work in a self-sustained fashion, often cutting…

NASA Fires Up 3D Printed Rocket Engine for Latest Series of Tests

While many people may be ringing in the New Year with some sort of (hopefully legal) fireworks this coming weekend, no one’s display will beat that of NASA, which is…

CubeCab Plans to Put Lots of CubeSats into Orbit with a Small 3D Printed Rocket and a Retired Fighter Jet

One of the biggest developments in recent space research is physically quite small. The CubeSat, an invention from California Polytechnic State University and Stanford University, is a miniature cube-shaped satellite…

Vector Space Systems Successfully Launches Sub-Orbital Satellite Prototype with 3D Printed Injector

It was just a couple days ago that we covered the Singaporean startup Gilmour Space Technologies, which had used a unique formulation of 3D printed fuel to launch their self-made…

US Air Force Taps Aerojet Rocketdyne to Set 3D Printed Rocket Engine Standards

Sacramento, California-based rocket and missile propulsion manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne just received a $6 million contract from the US Air Force to define 3D printed rocket engine component standards. These new…

NASA’s First-Ever Fully 3D Printed Rocket Engine is 75% Complete

If you’re following 3D printing news at all, you probably know that NASA has been working towards building an entirely 3D printed rocket, and they’re getting closer, one part at…

MyMiniFactory’s 3D Printed Rocket Is Fired by “World’s Largest” Pistol-Slingshot!

Joerg Sprave is a German man on a mission to introduce you to all of the fun you can have with slingshots and their launchers. No, these are not the…

XAIR-Robotics Creates First 3D Printed Solid Fuel Rocket Engine

Rockets and 3D printing go together. Like NASA and missions to space. Or hobbyists and very ambitious backyard flight plans. From RC airplanes to utilitarian drones, to rockets bound for the…