3D Printing Turbines for Re-Usable Rocket Engines

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GKN Aerospace will develop and manufacture two full scale turbines for the Prometheus, an ESA-funded program for low-cost re-usable rocket engines based on liquid oxygen and methane propellants. The turbines will generate power for the methane fuel system, with the first turbine to be delivered at the end of 2019. Manufacturing will take place in cooperation with partners and at GKN Aerospace’s Engine Systems Centre of Excellence in Trollhättan, S…



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