Category Archives: Ariane 6

Skyrora propels UK space missions with 3D printed rocket parts

UK government aims to capture 10% of the global space market by 2030, and with a combination of private sector enterprise and advanced manufacturing (including 3D printing), a few companies have begun the countdown towards that target. Skyrora is a privately-funded launch vehicle developer with sites in Edinburgh, London, and the Ukrainian city of Dnipro. It aims […]

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 […]