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India's First 3D-Printed Rocket Engine Launched

  • 01 Jun 2024
  • 1 min read

Source: TH

Recently Chennai-based start-up Agnikul Cosmos has launched the world's first rocket, Agnibaan Sub Orbital Technology Demonstrator (SOrTeD), powered by a fully 3D-printed engine.

3D Printing:

  • 3D printing is also known as additive manufacturing which uses materials such as plastics and metals to convert products envisaged on computer-aided design to real three-dimensional items.
    • It is the opposite of subtractive manufacturing which is cutting out/hollowing out a piece of metal or plastic with, for instance, a milling machine.

Read more: Agnibaan SubOrbital Technological Demonstrator (SOrTeD)

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