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Relativity Space is an aerospace company building 3D printing metal and autonomous technologies to build rockets and other space vehicles.

Relativity Space


Long Beach, California, USA

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Tim Ellis
Co-Founder, CEO

Jordan Noone


Relativity Space is a groundbreaking aerospace company that is revolutionizing the field of space exploration and satellite manufacturing. Founded in 2015 by Tim Ellis and Jordan Noone, Relativity Space is driven by the vision of utilizing 3D printing metal and autonomous technologies to build rockets and other space vehicles with unmatched efficiency and affordability.

Their flagship product, the Terran 1, is a fully 3D-printed rocket that can carry payloads of up to 1,250 kg to Low Earth Orbit (LEO). By leveraging their proprietary 3D printing technology and advanced robotics, Relativity Space is able to drastically reduce the time and cost of manufacturing, enabling faster and more frequent launches.

With a strong focus on sustainability, the company is also committed to reducing waste and environmental impact through their innovative production processes. As they continue to push the boundaries of space technology, Relativity Space is poised to play a significant role in the future of space exploration and commercial satellite deployment.

Relativity Space

GLHF First Launch: Terran 1 Tribute

On March 22, 2023 Terran 1 went from earth to space encompassing many historic firsts.

- First methane fueled rocket in the West to reach space, well over the 100km Karman Line (only other is China)

- First nearly entirely 3D printed rocket to fly and prove 3D printing is viable by passing Max-Q, the max stress on the rocket

- First methane orbital-class rocket to successfully complete stage 1 flight, main engine cutoff, and second stage separation in the West (only other is China)

- First-ever second stage ignition attempt during the vacuum of flight for a methane fueled orbital rocket in the West, collected first-ever flight data.

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