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3d printing3D Printing of Hypersonic Missile Swarms

Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are developing 3D printed engines for smaller hypersonic missiles that could be deployed in at lower cost in swarms. The air-breathing scramjet will use regular aviation fuel. Northrop Grumman has new materials and technology to 3-D …

3d printingFirst 3D Printed Heart With Blood Vessels

Israeli researchers have printed the world’s first 3-D vascularized, engineered heart using human tissue. They used a patient’s own cells and biological material and the heart has blood vessels. The 3-D heart produced at TAU is only the size of …

3dWorld’s Largest 3D Printed Rocket Engine

Space startup Orbex has revealed the world’s largest 3D printed rocket engine. The Orbex prototype of the Stage 2 rocket is made from a specially-formulated lightweight carbon fiber and aluminium composite. It includes the world’s largest 3-D printed rocket engine. …

additive manufacturingCatalyzing major human space activities by 2030

This October the Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop is hosting a special Symposium at the Y-12 New Hope Center in Oak Ridge TN that will promote safe, fast, and affordable human development of our solar system – the first real steps …

3dHP 3D metal printers are 50X more productive for final parts

HP Metal Jet printers are up to 50x more productive, delivering low-cost, high-quality final parts. New Metal Jet Production Service opens up world of applications to global customers; Partnerships with GKN Powder Metallurgy, Parmatech, Volkswagen, Wilo and more. HP today …

3d printingBreakthrough for large scale printing of wood at ten times lower cost than other 3D printing

Cellulose is the most abundant and broadly distributed organic compound and industrial by-product on Earth. The bottom-up use of cellulose to fabricate 3D objects has had big problems that prevented printing wood for practical applications. Use in combination with plastics …

3d printed3D printed bridge looks like alien technology

MX3D is 3D printing a fully functional stainless steel bridge to cross one of the oldest and most famous canals in the center of Amsterdam, the Oudezijds Achterburgwal. They equip typical industrial robots with purpose-built tools and develop the software …

3d printingRadically simpler 3D printing rockets with less than 100 parts instead of nearly 100,000

Relativity Space is 3D printing rockets. Rocket Labs is also trying to 3D print rockets. Relativity Space is making a rocket that has 4 times the thrust of the Rocket Labs rocket. Relativity rocket engine will still have ten times …