Tag Archives: 3D printing

Chris Singer: NASA Tests 3D-Designed Rocket Engine Injector

NASA has tested a rocket engine injector the agency’s engineers built through three-dimensional printing. The rocket engine part works to send propellant into the engine and two injectors produced 20,000 pounds of thrust during the testing at NASA’s Huntsville, Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center, the agency said Friday. “We wanted …

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Dave Barrett: Navy to Set 3D Printing Implementation Goals After Fleet Tests

After a series of U.S. Navy tests to demonstrate the manufacturing and fabrication capabilities of 3D printing technology, the service will explore printing from metal and similar materials as it targets at-sea applications for the technology, Military Times reported Sunday. Lance Bacon writes the Navy has sought a list of high-demand items, including Tomahawk cruise …

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Francis Collins: NIH Debuts Bioscientific 3D Modeling Website

The National Institutes of Health has unveiled a new public website designed to help scientists and students create three-dimensional anatomical or bacterial models. NIH said Wednesday the 3D Print Exchange portal features educational videos, forums and tools for helping users convert bioscientific data into printable files. “3D printing is a …

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NASA Demos 3D-Printed Rocket Component; Greg Barnett Comments

NASA has tested a rocket engine injector produced by 3D printing as part of a public-private partnership initiative that seeks to explore cost-effective approaches to building space hardware. The agency will make test data publicly available through the Marshall Space Flight Center’s materials and processes information system database, NASA said …

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