NASA | 3D printed rocket engine roars to life

December 26, 2015

NASA | A team at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama tested 3D printed rocket engine parts connected together in the same fashion that they would work in a rocket engine. The parts performance rivaled that of traditionally manufactured engine parts. During 6 separate tests, the engine generated up to 20,000 pounds of thrust.

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