Manufacturing – To infinity and beyond

By Jennifer Burke | Science Writer and Communication Specialist | ORNL A research team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have 3D printed a thermal protection shield, or TPS, for a capsule that will launch with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft as part of the supply mission Read More »

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Sciaky Receives Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Award from NASA

Sciaky is using the SBIR award to develop new machine-learning algorithms for its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) to help identify and eliminate defects from titanium 3D-printed parts CHICAGO, IL, June 10, 2021 – Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and Read More »

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Redwire Technology Successfully Manufactures Ceramic Part In Space for the First Time

World’s first-ever demonstration of ceramic additive manufacturing in space Jacksonville, FL (December 2, 2020) – Redwire, a new leader in mission critical space solutions and high reliability components for the next generation space economy, announced today that the company’s Ceramic Manufacturing Module (CMM) successfully manufactured Read More »

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Redwire Acquires Made In Space, the Leader in On-orbit Space Manufacturing Technologies

Jacksonville, FL– June 23, 2020 – Redwire, a new leader in mission critical space solutions and high reliability components for the next generation space economy, announced today that it has acquired Made In Space, Inc. (“MIS”), an innovative provider of industry-leading on-orbit space manufacturing technologies. Read More »

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Made In Space Awarded NASA Contract for Robotic Manufacturing and Assembly Flight Demo Mission

MOFFETT FIELD, CA, July 15, 2019 – NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) has awarded Made In Space, Inc. (MIS) a contract to demonstrate the company’s autonomous robotic manufacturing and assembly platform, Archinaut, on a flight mission. The contract award marks the second phase of Read More »

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America Makes Announces Awardees of Directed Project Opportunity on Advancing Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing Techniques

Goal is to Improve Process Control for Qualifying Complex Parts and Reduce Costs Youngstown, Ohio — December 18, 2018. America Makes is proud to announce the awardees of a Directed Project Opportunity on advancing additive manufacturing (AM) post-processing techniques (AAPT), funded by the Air Force Read More »

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Accelerated Insertion of Materials for Additive Manufacturing

By Paul A. Kovach, [email protected] | Director of Marketing and Communications | Swanson School of Engineering QuesTek, Pitt Engineering researchers receive $750,000 award from NASA to develop improved AM capabilities for space mission components PITTSBURGH (November 1, 2018) … Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, presents Read More »

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NASA Awards a $127,000 STTR Research Grant to PADT and ASU for Advanced Research in 3D Printing

The Grant Represents the Strength of 3D Printing in Arizona Exemplified by the Strong Cooperation Between Industry and Academia TEMPE, Ariz., August 14, 2018 ─ To further advance their longstanding cooperation, PADT and Arizona State University (ASU) were awarded a $127,000 Small Business Technology Transfer Read More »

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ASTM International, Auburn University, NASA, EWI, and the MTC Launch Additive Manufacturing Centers of Excellence

  July 23, 2018 – Today at Auburn University, two groups launched centers of excellence in additive manufacturing aimed at accelerating R&D, standardization, and innovation in that field, also known as 3D printing. Global standards developer ASTM International launched its Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Read More »

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Sciaky’s Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM®) Process Achieves Qualification for Huge Satellite Fuel Tanks

The 46-inch titanium fuel tank domes, produced with Sciaky’s industry-leading metal 3D printing technology by Lockheed Martin Space, will be the largest additively manufactured parts in space   CHICAGO, IL, July 18, 2018 – Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and Read More »

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