Skyrora Builds the Largest Hybrid 3D Printer in Europe to Manufacture Engine Parts for Future Rockets

Skyrora, Dec, 22, 2021 Custom-built Skyprint 2 will drastically reduce manufacturing time and produce parts up to 2.3 metres high when it starts production in Q2 2022  Edinburgh, 22 December 2021 – Skyrora has created Skyprint 2, the largest hybrid printer of its kind in Europe, to optimise the speed and efficiency of manufacturing rocket…

Japan launches huge Inmarsat-6 F1 communications satellite into orbit

space.com, Dec 22, 2021 The I-6 pair “are the largest and most sophisticated commercial communications satellites ever launched.” A huge, highly advanced commercial communications satellite just took to the skies. The Inmarsat-6 F1 satellite launched atop a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-2A rocket on Wednesday (Dec. 22) from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Center at 10:32 a.m. EST (1532 GMT). The 12,060-pound…