Category Archives: German Aerospace Centre

Vulcain 2.1 test fired, 3D printed rocket engine parts to lift off in 2020

The Vulcain 2.1 rocket engine, which features 3D printed parts, has been successfully test-fired at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). The Vulcain 2.1 powers the main stage of the Ariane 6, a satellite launch vehicle that will be sent into space by the European Space Agency (ESA) in 2020. Like the rest of Ariane 6, The […]

German materials researchers explore zero gravity metal 3D printing

Researchers at the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) and TU Clausthal are working on a project titled “Powder-based additive manufacturing in zero gravity.” Poised to compete with microgravity metal 3D printing efforts from the likes of NASA and Made In Space, the team’s experiments have been conducted in a number of parabolic […]

3D Printing News Sliced: Autodesk, Additive Industries, Sauber F1, Ivory Digital Denture

In this slice of the latest 3D printing news, we feature: Autodesk, Additive Industries, Sauber, 3D Systems, Sicnova 3D, Siemens, Ivory Digital Denture, Stratasys, AbilityMate, …