Vector Space Systems Launches Test Flight of Vector-R Rocket, Featuring 3D Printed Engine Injector

Almost a year ago, commercial launch provider Vector Space Systems, which was founded by the original SpaceX team and based in Tucson, successfully launched its P20 sub-orbital satellite prototype, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing 3D printed injector 3D printed rocket components 3d printed rocket parts additive manufacturing commercial launch grant microsatellite nasa rocket launch Vector Space Systems Vector-R

Reshoring Trend Continues

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Manufacturing jobs returning to the United States from offshore climbed to 171,000 in 2017 for a staggering 2800-percent increase since 2010, and equaling 90 percent of the 189,000 total manufacturing jobs added in 2017. manufacturing. By: Harry Moser, Reshoring Initiative.

Entirely 3D printed missiles on the horizon, says Raytheon Missile Systems president


Engineers at the Raytheon design site (Tucson, Arizona) are experimenting with 3D printed missile components. While additive manufacturing is currently being used to “hollow out” certain components, the American defense contractor believes that it could someday 3D print an entire missile.