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NASA 3D-Printed Rocket Engine Is Ready
7/31/2013

NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne created a 3D-printed rocket engine using fused deposition modeling and stereolithography.  (Source: NASA)
NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne created a 3D-printed rocket engine using fused deposition modeling and stereolithography.
(Source: NASA)

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vimalkumarp
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Re: No surprise, but still pretty innovative
vimalkumarp   8/7/2013 1:23:34 AM
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Yes Elizabeth, you are spot on with the observation that NASA's investment in it will set a good precedent.

Elizabeth M
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Re: No surprise, but still pretty innovative
Elizabeth M   8/7/2013 7:49:24 AM
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3D printing already is taking off in so many ways, that I imagine NASA will just give it more of a boost(er). Sorry, I couldn't resist the pun opportunities! :)

vimalkumarp
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Re: No surprise, but still pretty innovative
vimalkumarp   8/7/2013 7:55:04 AM
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Yes , i understand what you mean. Sometimes innovations do need some push to gather momentum and there is nothing better than support from NASA.

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