Made for Space: Additive Manufacturing

Made for Space: Additive Manufacturing

Presentations include:

Opportunities & Challenges for AM in space
Johannes Grumpinger, Advanced Manufacturing Processes Engineer, ESA 

Role of the ESA AM Benchmarking Centre in developing and proving AM technology for space
David Brackett, Technology Manager, Additive Manufacturing, MTC 

AM part verification for space
Ernest Allswell, Materials & Processes Engineer, Airbus Defence & Space 

Additive manufacturing in Airbus Defence & Space
Jason Gilmore, New Product & R&D Technical Lead, Airbus Defence & Space

High strength aluminium wire arc additive manufacturing for space
Chris Dent, Head of Research & Technology, Lockheed Martin UK 

Space applications of wire based additive manufacturing
Stewart Williams, Director of the Welding Engineering & Laser Processing Centre, Cranfield University 

MiniTANK design - optimised AM titanium CubeSat propellant tank
Abdul Haque, Design Engineer, AMRC 

NASA's efforts for the development of standards for additive manufactured components
Rick Russell, NASA Technical Fellow for Materials, NASA Engineering & Safety Centre, NASA 

Optimising rocket engine efficiencies through high conductivity additive manufacturing alloys
Sam Rogers, Applications Engineer, 3T Additive Manufacturing Ltd 

Design and fabrication of a concept interplanetary lander with NASA JPL
Daniele Grandi, Senior Research Engineer, Autodesk Research 

AM in Space: ISM and IRMA NASA Initiatives
Raymond Clinton, Deputy Manager of Science and Mission Systems Office at Marshall Space Flight Centre, NASA

Image courtesy of NASA

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