Category Archives: Tim Ellis

Relativity advances toward 2020 3D printed rocket launch with new IP and expertise

Relativity, the California startup in pursuit of the world’s first entirely-3D printed rocket, has made two advances in terms of IP and personnel. In a patent published November 29 2018, the company has been granted the rites to a method of adaptive control for its large-scale Stargate metal 3D printer. In addition, Relativity has recently hired […]

Relativity Space to launch 3D printed rockets from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Relativity Space, a Californian aerospace startup, has signed a contract with the U.S. Air Force to operate its own launch facility on one of their sites. The agreement permits the company to test its 3D printed rockets at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The company plans the first launch of its Terran […]

Relativity Space to launch 3D printed rockets from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Relativity Space, a Californian aerospace startup, has signed a contract with the U.S. Air Force to operate its own launch facility on one of their sites. The agreement permits the company to test its 3D printed rockets at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The company plans the first launch of its Terran […]

Relativity Space raises $35 million to further first 3D printed rocket on Mars

The Stargate from space exploration technology startup Relativity Space is in development to be “the largest metal 3D printer in the world.” Powered by three robotic arms, the machine promises to build rockets in just a 60 day turnaround, and has its sights set on Mars. Between launch in 2015 and October 2017, the company had […]

Relativity Space planning to use Stargate 3D printer to make rockets on Mars

Based in Los Angeles, Relativity Space is developing a new 3D printer for, “scaling and sustaining an interplanetary society”. Since founding in 2015, Relativity Space has received $10 million in funding – with backers including Mark Cuban and Y Combinator. The company promises that 3D printing will allow them to go, “from raw material to […]