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2013-09-24 11:13:45

NASA has selected six companies from five U.S. states to participate in a government-and-industry partnership to advance composite materials research and certification. The companies are: • Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas • GE Aviation of Cincinnati • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company of Palmdale, Calif. • Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems of Redondo Beach, Calif. • Boeing Research & Technology of St. Louis • United Technologies Corporation and...

3D Printed Rocket Part Tested By NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne
2013-07-15 04:20:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA reports it has successfully tested the first-ever 3D printed rocket component, demonstrating a technology that could eventually lead to more efficient manufacturing of rocket engines. The US space agency and Aerojet Rocketdyne tested a rocket engine injector made through 3D printing. NASA said this space technology could eventually help save American companies time and money. They were able to demonstrate the ability to design,...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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