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Boeing have enlisted Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) to 3D print parts for their CST-100 Starliner spacecraft. The Starliner will launch early next year. OPM have already begun shipping the OXFAB parts to Boeing ready for insta [...]

As reported earlier, 3D printing for Aerospace has taken another step forward this week. Now new research into ceramics brings hypersonic flight closer. The production of the LEAP and GEnx series engines combine 3D printing with s [...]

The use of additive manufacturing aka 3D printing for production took another step forward this week with news that the LEAP-1C jet engine has been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Sa [...]

Travelling by balloon is no longer reserved for Pixar dreams, or even just the above the Earth. World View Enterprises balloons seek to take people to new heights, specifically 20 miles above the Earth’s surface (double the altitu [...]

Millennium Space Systems have reached a major development milestone for their ALTAIR satellite ahead of a proposed launch in March 2017. They have announced that the first satellite has completed development and been shipped. The [...]

Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, Sciaky have been providing industrial scale manufacturing solutions to companies since 1939. Throughout the Second World War, the company supplied its welding systems to make U.S. warplanes, and sub [...]

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering together with software company Ansys Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) are to carry out research in 3D printed parts with $500,000 funding from NASA. The money is from N [...]

Sri Lanka will make an order for China's gigantic Xian Y-20 cargo plane says the country's Prime Minister. The Xian Y-20 plane is one of the first aircraft to utilize "3D printing technology" according to a series of reports, howe [...]

A team led by technologist Douglas Hofmann at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, is reinventing the gear – using an advanced amorphous metal that works well in the -328 degrees Fahrenheit (-200°C) temp [...]

3D printing is driving Part Time Scientists closer to winning the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE. Working with German auto manufacturer Audi, the PT Scientists have completed the design for the ALINA lunar lander and the Audi Lun [...]