Relativity, a technology start-up, plans to build rockets quickly and cheaply using 3d printers and robots; however, success is not guaranteed.


This CNN article makes the following points:
  • Tim Ellis started Relativity Space to build rockets.
  • The company has raised about $1.2 billion.
  • Ellis plans to build rockets in less than a month using 3d printing and robots.
  • Other companies can take up to a year to build a rocket.
  • Ellis plans to use Stargate 3d printers to print nearly all components of the planned rockets.
  • Many investors believe in Relativity, and company shares have soared, giving Relativity a four billion USD stock value.
  • Ellis believes 3d printing will dramatically change rocket production.
  • Relativity has already won several other military launch contracts.


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Source Information: CNN