Rocket Engine Made With 3D Printed Parts Survives First Hot Fire Tests

Parts of this engine were 3D printed using copper alloy materials. All of them survived their first-ever hot fire test, and 18 more hot fire tests in different injector and thrust chamber assembly configurations.

Source: space.io9.com

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