Orbex unveils Prime rocket; largest 3D-printed rocket engine; bio-propane-fueled
Green Car Congress
FEBRUARY 10, 2019
UK-based spaceflight company Orbex unveiled its Prime rocket, which is designed to deliver small satellites into Earth’s orbit. The completed engineering prototype of the Stage 2 rocket (the stage that will transit into orbital flight after launch) is made from a specially-formulated lightweight carbon fiber and aluminum composite and includes the world’s largest 3D printed rocket engine. The 3D printed engine.