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Rocket Engines…Open Sourced?

08 Mar

There is a competition going on at SXSW to make rocket engine DIY. Not sure how great an idea that is but DIYRockets is up to the task.

Here’s the challenge: Build a rocket engine. Don’t worry, you don’t need much.

At the SXSW festival in Austin on Saturday, startup companies DIYRockets and Sunglass are launching a competition to create 3-D-printed rocket engines with open source (read: free) technology.

Sunglass co-founder Nitin Rao says they want to make space travel “less expensive, more global, more transparent.”

Souce: NPR All Tech Considered

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