3-D Printed Rocket Part Blazes to Life

A 3-D printed rocket part blazes to life during a hot-fire test designed to explore how well large rocket engine components withstand temperatures up to 6,000 degrees Fahrenheit and extreme pressures, typical of the environments experienced by rocket engines.

Image credit: NASA/MSFC/NASA/David Olive

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