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Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests 3D printed engine

Submit on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 22:58

Aerojet Rocketdyn successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on a Bantam demonstration engine built entirely with additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing). The tests were a key step in the development of a more cost-effective engine family for booster, upper-stage and in-space propulsion, the company said.Related Post:ILS review board confirms results of Briz-M failure investigationBriz-M cleared for return to flightILS establishes Failure Review Oversight Board for JCSAT-11 missionDnepr accident was caused by hydraulic failureUpdate: Ekspress-AM4 launch failure commission concludes investigationsSea Launch Expects October Return To SpaceNext Zenit-3SL launch planned for OctoberEkspress-AM4 launch failure commission concludes investigationsZemanta

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