Relativity Space Earns 3D Printing Technology Patent

Los Angeles-based startup Relativity Space, which aims to 3D print a rocket capable of carrying up to 2,700 lb. (1,250 kg ) to low Earth orbit (LEO), has been granted a patent for a machine-learning technique for its additive manufacturing process, the company said Feb. 14. “The grant of this patent...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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