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Giant 3D-Printed Rocket Fails To Reach Orbit

Posted on AllSides March 23rd, 2023
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Giant 3D-Printed Rocket Fails To Reach Orbit A mostly 3D-printed rocket, measuring 110 feet high, blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Wednesday night and encountered a mid-flight problem preventing it from reaching orbit. Launch startup Relativity Space Inc.'s Terran 1 is the first of its kind with an 85% 3D-printed structure. A live stream of the launch showed the two-stage rocket failed to ignite its upper-stage engine that would've propelled the rocket into orbit. Relativity launch director Clay Walker confirmed an "anomaly" occurred with the rocket's upper-stage engine. He...

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