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Sheet Metal Startup Hires 3D Printing Vets from Carbon and Relativity Space

Additive manufacturing (AM) can only take you so far, which means there will be plenty of room for other digital production technologies alongside it as automation progresses. Among these complementary…

NASA’s Breakthrough 2022: Artemis, 3D Printed Spacesuits and New Metal Alloys

With a dedicated multitude of followers worldwide and hundreds of thousands of people flocking to the Space Coast to see Artemis I launch on a 26-day mission around the Moon,…

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Startup Accelerator: The 10 Most Active VCs in 3D Printing

The startup scene in 3D printing may be small compared to tech at large, but, as additive manufacturing (AM) increases in quality and importance, the number of firms to enter…

Relativity Space’s New Horizontal Stargate 3D Printer Featured 55X Build Volume

Designed to redefine rocket manufacturing, the latest iteration of Relativity Space‘s proprietary additive manufacturing platform is the largest in the world. The company estimates that its Stargate Fourth Generation metal…

Relativity Space’s Gets 150 Acre Expansion at NASA Stennis for 3D Printed Aeon R Engines

A new 150-acre expansion at Relativity Space‘s facilities in NASA Stennis Space Center could give the rocket manufacturer a momentous opportunity to disrupt a multi-billion dollar private space industry. With…

Relativity Space 3D Printed Rocket to Launch First Commercial Mars Lander

As Los Angeles rocket 3D printing startup Relativity Space works towards the first launch of its Terran 1 small-lift launch vehicle, it also revealed that its Terran R fully reusable,…

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Raising Capital: 3D Printing CEOs on Getting Funding without Going Public – Part II

In the realm of 3D printing startups, finding the right investors, tracking down capital sources, and generating demand for a product can make or break the future of a business….

OneWeb Satellites to Launch on Relativity Space’s 3D Printed Rocket in $1.2B Contract

Disruptive rocket manufacturer Relativity Space has signed a multi-year agreement with broadband constellation company OneWeb to launch its low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites starting in 2025. As part of the…

Relativity Space Braces for 2022 Demo Launch of 3D Printed Rocket Terran 1

Los Angeles 3D printed rocket company Relativity Space is getting closer to a Summer launch as promised by its VP of Business Development Joshua Brost during this year’s Additive Manufacturing…

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12 Companies Launched by Space 3D Printing Under New NASA Contract

NASA has selected 12 companies to provide commercial launch services for the agency’s Venture-Class Acquisition of Dedicated and Rideshare (VADR) missions, with contracts totaling $300 million. The list includes big-league…

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Exec Leaves Microsoft for Rocket 3D Printing at Relativity Space

Relativity Space, the Los Angeles-based startup specializing in additive manufacturing (AM) rocket parts, has announced the hiring of (now former) Microsoft executive Scott Van Vliet to run its software engineering…

2022 Predictions: 3D Printing is Transforming the Aerospace and Space Industry

Advances in 3D printing are driving current trends in real solutions for real-world applications in aerospace and space manufacturing. Although the airline and aerospace industries were among the first to…

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Relativity Space Founder Backs 3D Printing Startup Chromatic in $5M Round

Minnesota-based 3D printing technology and materials startup Chromatic 3D Materials has secured $5 million in a new funding round led by Embedded Ventures, a new venture capital firm investing in…

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Relativity Space’s Terran 1 3D Printed Rocket Completes First Stage Test Milestone

Tim Ellis and Jordan Noon’s groundbreaking business Relativity Space has hit a major milestone with the complete testing of the first stage of its fully 3D printed Terran 1 rocket….

U.S. Space Force Picks Relativity Space, Astra, and ABL to Compete for Future Launch Contracts

A newcomer in the military arena is getting ready to ramp up space surveillance missions. Since it was made official on December 20, 2019, the United States Space Force (USSF)…

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Relativity Space’s Factory of the Future Begins with 23-Acre Facility

Relativity Space, the first company to 3D print an entire rocket and build the largest metal 3D printer in the world, has revealed plans for a major expansion of its…

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Reusable and Fully 3D Printed: Relativity Space Raises $650M to Scale Production of Terran R Rocket

Launch vehicle developer Relativity Space unveiled plans for its fully reusable, 3D printed medium-lift launch vehicle, Terran R. Along with it, the startup announced that it had raised $650 million…

10 3D Printing Projects Enter Phase II of NASA’s SBIR Program in 2021

Each year, NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program awards contracts to small businesses across the United States to spur research and commercialization of innovative space technologies. As a renewed…

Relativity Space Secures $3M NASA Contract to Launch CubeSats in 2022

The U.S. space agency’s Launch Services Program (LSP) has allotted contracts to three companies on December 11, 2020, to launch small satellites (SmallSats) to space, including CubeSats, microsats, and nanosatellites….

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Formnext Connect: Aerospace 3D Printing Remains Resilient

This year’s digital edition of Formnext managed to gather the additive manufacturing (AM) community in an unprecedented event. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the leading exhibition transformed into a…

Lockheed Martin Hires Relativity Space for NASA 3D Printing Project

Relativity Space has to be among the busiest new space startups out there, signing a number of partnerships as it continues to develop an automated method for 3D printing metal…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 19, 2020: Relativity Space, Farsoon Technologies, Johnson & Johnson

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the co-founder of Relativity Space is leaving his role of CTO, and Farsoon has delivered its largest order of plastic 3D printers. Finally, Johnson…

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Wi3DP Panel: Experts Discuss Impact of Aerospace 3D Printing on Industry

During a virtual panel by Women in 3D Printing (Wi3DP), three leading experts in additive manufacturing (AM) for aerospace addressed the impact of the technology across the industry. Hosted by…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, July 19, 2020

A variety of topics will be covered in this week’s webinar and virtual event roundup, including additive manufacturing in aerospace, CAMWorks, product management, post-processing, and more. Read on to learn…