21 Nov '12, 11am

NASA 3D Prints Rocket Engine Parts - NASA is using 3D printing to build engine parts for its next-generation heavy-l...

NASA 3D Prints Rocket Engine Parts - NASA is using 3D printing to build engine parts for its next-generation heavy-l...

Three-dimensional printing is being used to make metal parts for aircraft and space vehicles, as well as industrial uses. Now NASA is building engine parts with this technique for its next-generation heavy-lift rocket. The agency says that its Space Launch System (SLS) will deliver new abilities for science and human exploration outside Earth's orbit by carrying the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew vehicle, plus cargo, equipment, and instruments for science experiments. It will also supply backup transportation to the International Space Station, and it will even go to Mars. NASA is using 3D printing to build engine parts for its next-generation Space Launch System. Shown here is the first test piece produced on the M2 Cusing Machine at the Marshall Space Flight Center. (Source: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center/Andy Hardin) NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center is using a selective...

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