Relativity Space cancels first attempt to launch world’s first 3D-printed rocket after miscarriage

Space startup Relativity Space canceled the first-ever flight of its new 3D-printed rocket on Wednesday (March 8) after a last-minute shutdown and temperature issues during the countdown.

Relativity Space’s Terran 1 launch vehicle, billed as the world’s first 3D-printed rocket, experienced an automatic shutdown about 70 seconds before a first launch attempt at 2:40 p.m. EST (1940 GMT) from its Florida launch pad in Cape Town. Canaveral Space Force Station.

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