CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — There’s still hope for people to see the first 3D-printed rocket blast off into space.
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Relativity Space announced they would plan for another liftoff on Wednesday, Mar. 22 at night.
The company had scrubbed the “Good Luck, Have Fun” launch two times.
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The previous attempt happened on Mar. 11 with a four-hour launch window.
But because of an issue with the corner case in the separation and low fuel pressure, the launch was aborted twice and eventually canceled.
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Relativity Space scrubbed the first attempt on Mar. 8 because of a temperature issue with the rocket’s liquid engine.
According to a news release, the two-stage rocket has nine 3D-printed Aeon engines on its first stage and one Aeon Vac on its second.
Terran 1 is a 110-foot tall rocket made of mostly 3D-printed materials and is the largest 3D-printed abject to attempt orbital flight.
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Relativity Space said next week’s launch window would be from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Eastern time.
Channel 9 will stream the launch on our website and air coverage on Eyewitness News. Check back for more updates as the launch date approaches.
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