GKN Plans 3D-Printed Turbine For Reusable Rocket Engine

LYON, France—GKN Aerospace will use additive manufacturing to create the turbine for Europe’s Prometheus reusable rocket engine demonstrator, under a contract awarded by ArianeGroup. GKN expects its process to be consistent with the overall goal of a 90% cost reduction, compared to the current €10...

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