Why 3D Printed Rockets Make Sense?

Why 3D Printed Rockets Make Sense?


3D printing has gone a long way since its humble beginnings. Now we can print not only simple toys for kids, but much, much more sophisticated things. Also, much bigger things.

Building a 3D-printed rocket. Still image from YouTube video.

The list of 3D-printed inventions is already quite large, and is growing with each day. Using this additive manufacturing technology, researchers and engineers successfully develop medical implants, buildings and construction materials, and even our food.

But this is not the final limits to what we can do with this technology. How about constructing a space rocket? There are a lot of advantages behind this idea. The following video tells the story about such a possibility, which already exists today:

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