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May 29, 2019

Fully 3D Printed Rocket Engine in Just 3 Parts and Full Printed Rocket in 60 Days

Posted by in categories: 3D printing, physics, space travel

Relativity Space is working to 3D print the Terran 1 rocket in 60 days using laser printing and direct energy deposition. They will have a test flight in 2020 and will have commercial flights in 2021.

They use proprietary materials which are custom designed for printing. They are using stronger alloys designed to take advantage of Stargate’s printing physics. They have highly reliable materials for printing rocket structures and are using an in-house metallurgy and material characterization lab.

Terran 1 Baseline:

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