Apr 24 2015

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First 3D-printed rocket engine part using copper

NASA 3-D Prints First Full-Scale Copper Rocket Engine Part. Copper is particularly difficult to work with since it is so efficient with heat transfer.

This is a major advance in 3D printing. The part will be test fired this summer, so I guess we’ll see how it actually performs then.

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