(Image courtesy of Orbex.)
UK-based spaceflight company, Orbex, has introduced the world’s largest metal rocket engine 3D printed in a single piece on an SLM Solutions SLM 800. Orbex develops small satellite launch vehicles and introduced Prime, a new environmentally-friendly rocket at the grand opening of the company’s new headquarters in Forres, Scotland.
According to Orbex, the new launcher uses renewable fuel to cut its carbon emissions by 90 percent and a “zero-shock&r…
Source URL: 3D Printing the World’s Largest Single-Piece Rocket Engine
Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com