Pitt Engineers Receive $500,000 Award From NASA to Develop Materials Model for Simulating Microstructure Evolution During Additive Manufacturing

Paul Kovach | Director of Marketing and Communications | Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (December 12, 2016) … Additive manufacturing (AM) researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and simulation software company ANSYS, Inc. are among 13 university-led proposals Read More »

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NASA Selects Made In Space Proposal for Next Generation Space Manufacturing Program

NASA Headquarters has selected Made In Space, Inc. to lead the next phase in the ongoing development of in-space manufacturing November 19, 2015 – Mountain View, CA – NASA‘s Space Technology Mission Directorate announced its selection of the Made In Space project proposal for utilizing public-private Read More »

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NASA, Industry Test “3D Printed” Rocket Engine Injector

by NASA NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne recently finished testing a rocket engine injector made through additive manufacturing (AM), or 3-D printing. This space technology demonstration may lead to more efficient manufacturing of rocket engines, saving American companies time and money. The tests were conducted at Read More »

Liquid oxygen/gaseous hydrogen rocket injector assembly built using additive manufacturing technology is hot-fire tested