Category Archives: rocket lab

3D printing news Sliced: United Nations, Mini, Rocket Lab, Sciaky and more

Today Sliced, our regular 3D printing news digest, features the latest educational innovations from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy, I-Form, the Advanced Forming Research Centre, the Beijing Institute of Technology and more. From industry, we see how cutting edge 3D printing applications are underway at MINI, Rocket Labs and Kleos Space. There is also an update […]

Australia science agency report identifies additive manufacturing as key for Space 2.0

Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has set out a strategy for, “unlocking future growth opportunities for Australia.” The newly published report joins the earlier CSIRO’s Advanced Manufacturing Roadmap in highlighting the importance of additive manufacturing for the development of the space sector. Australia hopes to benefit from the growing Space industry, enabled […]

The best aerospace and automotive 3D printing applications of 2018

Voting is close for 3D printing aerospace or automotive application of the year in our 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards. Earlier this year, we shortlisted 10 outstanding applications in aerospace and automotive as nominated by you – the most well-informed readership in the industry. In the interest of keeping the 3D Printing Industry Awards in […]

Interview: Rocket Lab reaches orbit for first time, announces new advance for 3D printing powered mission

Rocket Lab, a US aerospace company, has successfully reached orbit for the first time. Powering the mission is a 3D printed engine, as we reported after the first successful launch in May 2017, the Electron’s Rutherford engine “is the first of its kind to use 3D printing for all primary components.” On the afternoon of […]